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Young Girl Rallies School to Collect Donations for Animals 

A young girl is making a big impact on the Bangor Humane Society.After reading a book about a young girl who raised money to support her hometown zoo, nine-year-old Grace Hills decided to follow in the main character’s footsteps and help the animals in her own community.Grace, a student at Downeast Elementary in Bangor spoke to her school’s principal about collecting donations for the Humane Society.For the past two weeks, the school has been collecting items and raising money for the organization.Stacey Coventry, a representative for the Humane Society, calls Grace an inspiration.”It just shows that you don’t have to be an adult you can be a kid in third grade, have a great idea and mobilize your whole school community.”The humane society says the donation couldn’t have come at a better time.They just had their spring meeting where they discovered they were in need of such items.