SYOSSET, N.Y. (PIX11) – Pizzerias around Long Island have raised $102,200 to help the victims of the Farmingdale High School bus crash on I-84, according to Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joe Saladino.
A check will be given to the Farmingdale School District superintendent. Over 100 pizzerias participated in the LI Pizza Strong Day fundraiser on Oct. 25.
Each pizzeria donated $5 for every pie sold.
The money will also be going to the families of educators Gina Pellettiere and Beatrice Ferrari, both who died in the crash.
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