Two high school volleyball teams faced off in a non-conference charity game Thursday night. DC Everest hosted Newman Catholic to raise money for the Neighbors’ Place. It was the second annual Volley For Our Neighbors event. Last year the event raised over $6,000. Organizers say the results were very unexpected and exciting.
As she gets ready to start college in the fall, we sit down and talk with Peyton Medick, the founder of Peyton's Promise. A major charity force in Marathon County, which collected tons of food for food banks over the last ten years. She was just eight years old when it all began. This is what she told us. "As an 8 year old my family and I were sitting in our living room watching the news and there was a story about a little boy and he did not know what the three meals of the day were. We did a little food drive at my elementary school that collected about 300-bags of food."