It's just about time to go back to school and this year, the Jefferson High School cheerleaders need your help. 

As much as we wish summer would last for months, it's coming to an end soon and you can already smell back to school in the air.

It's the chillier mornings, the sun setting a few hours earlier than it did last month and the back to school sales every time you land on a new website.

But there are a few other websites we can take a look at with back to school spirit in mind, and those are fundraisers set up by teachers and students as they look to have more success this year than in the past.

One of those local fundraisers we can be a part of here in Rockford comes from the Jefferson High School Cheerleaders.

Snap Raise, Jefferson High School
Snap Raise, Jefferson High School

Their fundraiser actually landed in my inbox today and I wanted to share it with you.

From now until August 22 the team is looking to raise $6,000 on a 'snap raise' page.

Michaela Stick leads the fundraising efforts telling family, friends and fans:

Thank you so much for taking the time to view our fundraiser page. Your support will help us offer a higher quality experience for all participants. Raising dollars for extra curricular activities is very difficult to do but is vital for our program. If you could please spread the word about our fundraiser by sharing it with your friends via Email, Facebook and Twitter we would greatly appreciate it!

As I type this the squad has raised a little over half their goal with three weeks remaining.

If you'd like to donate you can do so right here. 

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