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East End Students Recognized By Congressman

Members of the non-profit Kids Stock the House received a congressional award from Congressman Bishop.

The Southampton-based Kids Stock the House non-profit organization is now the recipient of four congressional awards .

Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop presented several East End students with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for Outstanding and Invaluable Service at the 7-Eleven store in Southampton — a popular fundraising location for Kids Stock the House.

During the event, the congressman expressed his appreciation to Kids Stock the House for its dedication to the community.

Among the honorees were students Ronald Aucapina, Jocelynn Aucapina, William Dzanoucakis, Kimberly Castro, Daniela Gutierrez, Walter Alexander Lane, Erica Kane, Lauren Valle, Alessandra Porco, Jessica Penna.

Also honored were Tom and Mary Souhrada, owners of the 7-Eleven.

"We are grateful to Congressman Bishop for taking the time to meet with us,: said Donna Oliverio, founder of the three-year old organization. "Kids Stock the House will continue its mission of supporting families of seriously ill children of the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, cultivating service and leadership among today's youth, and promoting compassionate empathy to lessen anger and bullying and to bring communities together."

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  • Kids Stock The House Makes Wish For Boy With Rare Disease Come True During Sandy's Aftermath
  • Hampton Bays Students Go 'Above And Beyond' for Charity
  • Middle School Students Read for Dollars

To learn more about Kids Stock the House, visit them on Facebook here.

Allie Porco December 10, 2012 at 10:57 PM
I am very grateful and happy to receive this special certificate from Congressman Bishop for my service to Kids Stock the House. I'm also glad my school McGann-Mercy supported my leadership and service efforts and helped me raise almost 5 thousand dollars for families of the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island. Thank you Congressman Bishop! This award means a lot to me.

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