JOPLIN, MO.--- A Joplin school prepares to fill hundreds of bellies as part of an annual fundraiser. It's Spaghetti Day at Martin Luther School in Joplin. Volunteers prepared more than 100 pounds of pasta to raise money for the school. The funds will go towards building safe room classrooms, paying for extra curricular activities, and covering general operating expenses. Spaghetti Day has been a tradition at Martin Luther for around 50 years now, and it's their second biggest fundraiser.
"It's very important. We're a not for profit organization, so we depend a lot on donations and fundraising to keep our school open from year to year," said Jeremy Schamber, Martin Luther School Principal.
The school opened its doors for lunch and dinner with dine in and carry out orders. A silent auction and carnival activities will also be available. The fundraiser feeds up to 1,000 people and will last until 8 tonight.
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