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By David Martin

More than $58,000 for Make-A-Wish


February 21, 2018

David Martin

Modesta Rocha and Georgina Barrios await the announcement regarding which school won the Make-A-Wish fundraising challenge Thursday evening.

Students in Green River and Rock Springs have come a long way since the first Make-A-Wish fundraiser the two schools hosted in 2004.

That year, the schools raised approximately $1,500.

"It may seem like a small amount, but those students ... started a tradition," Morgan Legerski, CEO of Make-A-Wish's Wyoming Chapter said.

Thursday, the schools announced that tradition raised nearly 38 times that amount, $56,947.97. That figure excludes $1,279.06 raised from Truman Elementary School Friday. The grand total, including Truman, amounts to $58,227.03.

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