Using contributions, such as the one from Cimarron, Wishing Well has managed to fund more than 60 water projects in nine nations. Groves said he appreciates the efforts of the teens.
“I think it's awesome what the kids did,” he said. “This is going to help.”
It may not be a one-time effort.
“I hope we can do something later this year and stay involved,” seventh-grader Kresa Hobbs said.
Students involved in the fundraiser were Jacob Dobbs, Ben Parkhurst, Kendall Murphy, Will Long, Matt Lombano, Sophia Lopez, Lisa Kim, Madisen Mode, Gina Arter, Isabel Pinto, Emma Fennal, Sara Shobeiri, Rachel Hunt, Annika Morris, Karsen Heron, Cassidy Seigler, Mikayla McKinzie, Sari Heffley, Anna Babcock, Gabby Davis, Jennifer Underhill, Keri Guthrie, Kassandra Lutz, Peyton Stone, Kresa Hobbs and Veronica Patton.