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Ping pong tournament helps homeless teens

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Students at Southridge High School in Kennewick put together a ping pong tournament to help homeless teens. 

Members of the Key Club went around school signing people up, and charging ten dollars a team.

They say it's all to benefit My Friend's Place a shelter in Kennewick.

The tournament wraps up Friday, but students say it doesn't matter who wins or loses.

They just want to raise money for the shelter. 

"This is only our second year at Southridge Key Club so we just thought we'd do it again this year.  We didn't want to just do a ping pong tournament; we wanted to have something that helps the community," says Junior Parker Floyd.

Floyd says the tournament will take place in the school's wrestling gym, so there probably won't be enough room for spectators.

But if you'd still like to donate to My Friend's Place click here.

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