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Anne Tucker, pictured with Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation retiree Covert Action, says she was deeply touched by a generous donation from high school students.

Students dance 27 hours to raise $14K for horses

Philanthropic high school students in Virginia recently donated $14,000 to help the horses and inmates at the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s (TRF) James River facility. Following months of fundraising, the drive culminated in a 27-hour Deep Run Marathon Dance, which raised funds for 12 charities, including the TRF. Students, who considered applications from 53 charities, were so impressed by the work the TRF does to help prison inmates and horses through its unique Second Chances program, that they presented the charity with a check to purchase a four-wheel-drive vehicle needed to maintain the farm. “The donation restores my faith in humanity,” says Anne […]