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Registration for the 2014 Run for Change! is now open. Come join us in celebrating the power of schools doing good.
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Penny Harvest Tackles Turtle Needs in Central Park
Jordan’s face lit up with excitement as the bright red lid came off the plastic container housing the first of many turtles that he and his fellow Philanthropy Roundtable members would be seeing that day. Lorie Cramer, a member of the New York Turtle and Tortoise Society, was sharing some of her rehabilitated turtles in an interactive presentation at The Computer School in Manhattan.

Learning about the creatures was nothing new to the middle schoolers...
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News at Common Cents and the Penny Harvest
07.21.14
The Walking Dead - Humble Bundle

For a limited time pay what you want for this The Walking Dead Humble Bundle and help support Penny Harvest
04.14.14
CELEBRATING THE POWER OF SCHOOLS DOING GOOD

Join us as we celebrate students across NYC at 4th annual Run for Change. Since the fall, over 300,000 students answered the call to service by collecting pennies, totaling 4,607 sacks and $36,283.72 in cash and checks.
04.11.14
Spring into Service! Volunteer Opportunities

Check out the latest volunteer opportunities with local partner organizations throughout New York City.
04.03.14
Penny Harvest Alum - Student Leader to Executive Intern

As an alumna of PS6, the Penny Harvest is a huge part of my life. I began participating in the Penny Harvest in the third grade, where I attended weekly meetings during my lunch period to be part of the Roundtable.
04.01.14
PENNY HARVEST: TEACHABLE MOMENTS

Students were able to interview an organization's representative through the use of social media.
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Did You Know?
The image on the first cent was of a lady with flowing hair, who symbolized liberty. The coin was larger and made of pure copper, while today's smaller penny is made of copper and zinc.
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