Walking for Water

Haldane students raise $2K for wells

About a dozen students at Haldane Middle School, inspired by A Long Walk to Water, the story of Salva Dut, who launched a charity to drill wells in South Sudan, organized a walkathon on June 21 to help. They raised more than $2,000 for the nonprofit Water for South Sudan, reported their English teacher, Danielle Pece.

Kate Bolte, Mary Mikalsen, Mikayla Santos and Isa Schmidt participated in a walkathon at Haldane to benefit Water for South Sudan. (Photo provided)

The organizers were Albina McFadden, Grace Bernstein, Kate Jordan, Ciara Smith, Megan Ferreira, Ella Hotaling, Jada DelosSantos, Quentin Conrey, Jake Mason, Paulo Coumans, Senan Scott-Hamblen, Nick Meisner and Benjamin Bozsik.

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