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Local student nominated for national philanthropy award

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Morgan Leung
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Southpointe Academy Grade 11 student Morgan Leung is one of three national finalists for Free the Children's Me to We Award for youth work and volunteering in recognition of her philanthropic work.

The winner of the award will be chosen by online voting at http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/p/metowe.html

The voting opens this Friday and only runs for one week.

The 17-year-old volunteers her time at Free Flight Dance studio in Ladner, and is one of the top student fundraisers in both B.C. and the Yukon for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Leung is a two-time member of the South Delta Leader's Top 30 Under 30, and last year led a successful fundraising campaign entitled Bracelets for Baby Food where she was able to donate 1,223 jars of baby food to the South Delta Food Bank.

To learn more about the Me to We Awards, visit http://www.metowe.com/living-me-to-we/living-me-to-we-awards/

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