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  • Halls High dumps ice water to raise money for Go Jim Go

    HALLS, Tenn. — The ice bucket challenge to fight ALS became a viral sensation this summer. Students at Halls High School decided to use it as a fundraising idea for Go Jim Go.  Students donated money towards a goal.  If they reached the goal, the school’s on-campus police officer had agreed to have ice water dumped on him. They did, so the ice dump happened.  It’s at the end of the video on this story.

  • Halls Elementary School raises $1,600 for Go Jim Go

    HALLS, Tenn. — Halls Elementary School got a visit from the team Friday afternoon, which is Day 5 of Go Jim Go 2014. Students at the Lauderdale County school did everything from donating coins to a bake sale to raise money for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. They must have worked hard; they raised $1,600.

  • Lauderdale Middle uses school spirit to raise money for Go Jim Go

    RIPLEY, Tenn. — Lauderdale Middle School students have always had a lot of school spirit.  This year, they created “Spirit Lanes” to raise money for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. They also collected donations from students using the Coins for Kids program in each homeroom. Jim and the team visited the school Tuesday morning on Day 5 of this year’s ride. They presented Jim with a check for $2,000 and they promised to keep raising money.  Because they raised more than […]

  • Ripley High School begins Go Jim Go Day 5 with a Le Bonheur story and a donation

    RIPLEY, Tenn. — Ripley High School is a special stop on every year’s Go Jim Go tour. One of the students has heart disease and has been treated at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital throughout her young life.  Her amazing story of hope and survival inspires her fellow students. They used the Coins for Kids program to raise more than $1,600.

  • Lee Academy wraps up great day of Le Bonheur fundraising for Go Jim Go with another record

    MARIANNA, Ark. — The record for Go Jim Go 2014 school fundraising has fallen a second time on the same day in eastern Arkansas. Lee Academy in Marianna raised an unbelievable $13,636 for the children of Le Bonheur. It’s a truly amazing effort for a small school in a sparsely populated rural part of the Mid-South.  It’s also Lee Academy’s first year as a Go Jim Go school. Way to go!

  • Ridgeway Middle’s Camelita Mitchell named Educator of the Week

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ridgeway Middle School’s Camelita Mitchell is this week’s Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. Ms. Mitchell actually makes math fun for 7th graders. Her students’ parents say they appreciate the fact that Ms. Mitchell won’t move on until everyone understands a topic.

  • Wynne High School helps out Go Jim Go

    WYNNE, Ark. — The giving continued as the Go Jim Go crew rolled across eastern Arkansas Monday afternoon. Wynne High School raised more than $400 for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Way to go guys!

  • Crop dusters salute Go Jim Go with low-level flyover

    NEW CASTLE, Ark. — Sometimes crazy things happen along the way on the Go Jim Go ride. The crew often sees signs posted encouraging them… folks wave… and then really wild stuff happens, like formation flying by crop dusters in the middle of the eastern Arkansas countryside. Check out the video!

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    Wynne Intermediate School tops all fundraising for Go Jim Go 2014 with more than $9,000

    WYNNE, Ark. — There’s a new champion school for Go Jim Go 2014 fundraising. Wynne Intermediate School raised $9,100, a stunning figure.  The students certainly gave Jim and the team a warm welcome when they rolled onto campus Monday afternoon. Go Jim Go is traveling through eastern Arkansas today.

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    Forrest City day begins with a big bang from Steve Roberts for Go Jim Go

    FORREST CITY, Ark. — Day 4 of Go Jim Go each year is a really unusual day.  The team travels to Forrest City and several points in eastern Arkansas, but there are only a few schools to visit. Instead, the main attraction is a man named Steve Roberts.  Every year, he asks for donations from friends across the area.  And he has a lot of friends. This morning on News Channel 3, Steve Roberts told Jim he’s raised $62,000 for […]

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    Southaven RV keeps Go Jim Go rolling in style and makes a big donation

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — Southaven RV supports Go Jim Go as a key sponsor.  And it provides the motorhome we use as a rolling command post for the ride.  It follows our riders and Jim even spends the night in it along the way. On Friday, the dealership presented Go Jim Go with a check for $5,000 for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.      

  • Country Ford drives a donation for Go Jim Go

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — Country Ford is another one of the Mid-South Ford Dealers who supports Go Jim Go each year. Ford provides the office pace car, which is a Ford Expedition this year. Country Ford’s employees and customers also made a donation… more that $800!

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