Be Kind: Long Island high schoolers raise money to urge people to get vaccinated

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ROCKVILLE CENTRE, Long Island (WABC) -- A group of high schoolers on Long Island coined a simple, but important slogan, 'Spread Love, not COVID,' to raise money for a great cause.

Avery Testa of Rockville Centre and three of her friends sell lawn signs with the slogan to urge people to get vaccinated.

So far, they have raised around $2,700. The money will create a scholarship fund for a high school student in neighboring Hempstead, which has been severely impacted by COVID.

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