About 10 years ago I went with my friends, Carol and Don, to a volunteer meeting for Sailfest…about which I knew nothing. We volunteered for the Raffle Committee and the rest is history. As a retired elementary teacher, I understand the need for a good start for the little darlings. When I saw the classrooms put together with dirt floors, walls out of bark, tin, a few boards, little to no supplies but attended by sweet little children whose families were encouraging them to learn, I knew that anything I could contribute would be worthwhile to both them and me. I’ve seen the work over the years where children have safe environments with concrete floors, strong walls, supplies, and probably their best, if not only, meal of the day. I’m very proud to be affiliated with Por los Ninos.

Jane Fiala
Downers Grove, IL