Donkey Basketball event raises $6,500 for Melissa Schools students, teachers


Feb 2016
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The Melissa Education Foundation hosted another successful Donkey Basketball ️fundraiser last Saturday, Feb. 6 in the Melissa Middle School Competition Gym.

Three basketball games took place featuring staff teams from each Melissa Schools campus. The championship game was a battle between Melissa Ridge Intermediate and Melissa Middle School, where the middle school claimed victory.

The gym was packed with over 700 students, teachers, and parents cheering on their teachers for a win.

The Donkey Basketball event raised approximately $6,500, a 10 percent increase from last year. All monies raised support Melissa Schools students and teachers.

The Melissa Education Foundation would like to thank its sponsors for this event: Brookshires, Community Med Urgent Care of Melissa, Dollar General, George James, LaCore Enterprises, MedPro Pharmacy, MUMC, NonCents Ranch, Papa Johns of Anna, Racetrac, and Tracy Pounders Law and Unleashed Spiritwear.

For more information, please contact MEF Executive Director Kellie Maynard at

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