Penny Power Challenge

Penny Power

The American Red Cross delivers its services to those affected by disaster and emergency thanks to the generosity of our communities. Penny Power Challenge provides much needed resources to help us deliver our services to the Coastal Bend area by simply allowing our youth to collect pennies and loose change. Not only does it teach them the power of team work but it also presents a teachable value of giving back to their community.


October 1 to October 3, 2012 - Corpus Christi ISD schools

November 5 to November 30, 2012 - Outer lying school districts

February 1 to February 28 2013 – Colleges & Universities

Schools who raise the most funds receive:

- Pizza party for the class who raises the most money

- Official “Big” check presentation and photo opportunities

- Presentation about the American Red Cross and our services

To become a participant for the Penny Power Challenge contact Yvette Lara at 361-887-9991 x5526

October 2012 Participants:

Corpus Christi ISD Schools

Los Encinos ES, Montclair ES, Mireles ES, Windsor Park ES, Sam Houston ES, Oak Park ES, Carroll HS

Other Schools:

Flour Bluff Intermediate, Woodriver ES (Calallen), St. James Episcopal School, Cesar E. Chavez Charter School