Lake Park Students Raise Money for Pediatric Patients at SGMC

Posted at 6:07 PM, Feb 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-27 18:07:00-05

LAKE PARK, Ga. (WTXL) - The National Junior Beta Club at Lake Park Elementary school in Lowndes County held a bake sale to raise funds to buy DVD players for kids hospitalized at South Georgia Medical Center.

The fourth and fifth graders raised $255 dollars and were able to purchase 9 DVD players.

The idea was pitched by a student, Ty Parks, who spend several week's in SGMC's pediatric unit in December.

When his physician learned of the fundraiser, he decided to match it. A total of 18 DVD players were donated and they will be placed in each pediatric patient's room.