Purple Pinkie raises funds to end polio

Caitlynn Stone (right) dyes the fingers of a Fairfield Elementary School student May 2 as part of the Interact Club’s annual End Polio Now fundraiser. The club raised $909 and the and the Gates Foundation donated $2 for each dollar raised. Each student paid $1 per finger for the program. To date there are three countries - Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan - still struck by this crippling disease.

Photo by April Walker

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