The local chapter of Moms for Liberty has raised more than $3,000 since Tuesday to pay off outstanding balances for student lunch accounts, a Wednesday news release said. 

The Laramie County chapter has collected $3,218.91 so far, with the goal of raising $7,960.51. This is the amount that the Laramie County School District 1 Nutrition Services Department reported to the chapter as outstanding balances for student lunch accounts as of Tuesday.

The idea for participating in Giving Tuesday in this way came from a tip by a local community member, who informed the chapter of this need in the district, the release said.

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