8-year-old Raises Money for Guatemala Schools

8-year-old Raises Money for Guatemala Schools

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Guatamala kids-Foter-CC-prendio2Eight-year-old Marissa Alterio’s appeal in front of the congregation of the Fairfield Presbyterian Church affected one parishioner so much that he walked up to her and emptied his wallet, handing the young girl $85.

“It was all the money in his wallet,” said Marissa, who has since gone on to collect close to $1,000 to help buy school supplies later this month for the students of two schools in her grandmother’s native land of Guatemala.

(READ the story in the Daily Republic)

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