Altimira leadership supports Butterfly Fund
Michael Sterner/Special to the Index-Tribune
For a few days in December, Altimira’s leadership class, led by seventh-grader organizer Molly Brown, spent their afternoons collecting change for The Butterfly Fund, and on Dec. 19, the class presented the fund with $189.75. The Butterfly Fund provides clothing, care and financial support to families with children facing catastrophic events or illness. The Leadership students include, front row, from left, seventh-graders Emma Pomeroy and Marina Glasner. Middle row, from left: seventh-grader Angel Tinoco, sixth-graders Jackson Barbagelata and Ryan Valer, eighth-graders Megan Brown, Elizabeth Jaggie and Katie Lee, Chrissy Towner (leadership teacher). Back row from left, sixth-grader Mei Lani Meyer, eighth-graders Jaquelinne Ornelas Medina and Erika Reyes, sixth-graders Efrain Lopez-Perez, eighth-grader Leo Martinez, seventh-grader Molly Brown, Wolfie, Butterfly Fund founder Laurie Stern, seventh-graders Taylor Arnold and Max Gilliland and sixth-grader Justin Cox. For more information, go to thebutterflyfund.org.