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JAO's future home builders and fund raisers


March 19, 2021

Hal George gives instructions to the Jewish Academy of Orlando second graders.

Jewish Academy of Orlando second-graders raised funds in the grade's annual Fun Run to benefit a Habitat for Humanity house. The students later visited the house and presented the check to the organization.  

The annual program at JAO begins with a cross-curricular study of economics. Students learn about the three basic human needs: food, clothing, and shelter, while also learning the differences between a want and a need.  They also conduct a Fun Run to raise money to support Habitat for Humanity. 

After completion of their studies, students visited a construction site for a Habitat...

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