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School district partners with Martin's grocery stores to alleviate meal debt

Rockingham County Public Schools was able to raise just under $10,000.
Cafeteria trays filled with food on a table
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Rockingham County Public Schools in Harrisonburg, Va., partnered with regional grocery store chain Martin’s to help alleviate meal debt in the district, Daily News Record reports.

As part of Martin’s "Round-up at the Register" program, customers at participating stores were asked if they would like to round up their bill during check out, with the proceeds going to the district.

The initiative raised just under $10,000, which went towards eliminating student meal debt.

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