Chick-fil-A hosts fundraiser for benches to be installed at school bus stops


Chick-fil-a hosted a fundraiser in the hopes of making sure no more kids get hurt while waiting for the school bus.

The Chick-fil-A at 1790 NE Pine Island Road, Cape Coral donated 20 percent of every purchase Tuesday night in the hopes that more street lights and benches can be provided at school bus stops.

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The money went toward the Lights For Layla Fundraiser, a group that’s leading the push for more safety measures at bus stops.

Lights For Layla is planning on working with the city and school district officials on getting bus stops safety measures in place.

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Lights for Layla was created after 8-year-old Layla Aiken was hit and killed while waiting for school bus on Monday, March 25. According to the Cape Coral Police Department, no arrests have been made, but they do have a person of interest and surveillance video in the case.

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