Eight Fort Good Hope elementary school students have waited a year and a half to play soccer in Yellowknife.
They need to raise $2500 to make the trip. According to teacher and coach
Chris Paine, The Chief T’Selehye Eagles have been fundraising all that time to join a tournament this spring.
Last year, the team raised an estimated $3,500 – the lion’s share of donations came from the community, with an extra $1,000 coming from Northwest Territories Power Corporation.
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