Thursday is National High Five Day

5 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, April 19 2012 Apr 19, 2012 Thursday, April 19, 2012 7:44:00 AM CDT April 19, 2012 in News
By: Samantha Kubota

NATIONAL - Did you know it's National High Five day? High Five from KOMU News!

According to Punchbowl, the holiday started when a bunch of students at the University of Virginia declared the third Thursday of April "National High Five Day" in 2002.

Now there is a charity that asks people to fundraise for four research institutes trying to cure cancer. The four institutes are as follows: The Gateway For Cancer Research, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Participants sign up to fundraise and also give 55 high fives throughout the holiday.

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