Change for charity
These fifth graders at H.G. Olsen Elementary collected change to send to Haitian earthquake victims Hunter Frost, in back, holding the green container of money, spearheaded the fundraising.The kids and their teacher, Julie Findley, researched different charities and voted on two: Hope for Haiti and Free the Children. They counted and rolled $150 in change, and Findley will get a money order to mail the donations. In back from left are William Arnold, Kyle Jones, Dylan Barnett, Hunter Frost, Samuel May, Charlotte Ramsden, Lily Olson and Cooper Sowers. Kneeling in front are Jada Copeland, Dylan Shelton, Toby Suphachai, J.R. Walling, Lulu Spirlock and first-grader Ben Villasana (standing). All are fifth graders, except Villasana, who donated a large amount of change.