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CVA Cheerleaders get the word out on a missing child

Photo of CVA Cheerleaders that stuffed envelopes for the Center for Missing and Exploited Children

CVA cheerleaders and family members work together to get the word out on a missing child.

Central Valley Academy varsity cheerleaders wondered what could they do to round out basketball season after they cheered their last game. They could think of nothing better than to get the word out on a missing 13-year old child. Many grouped together along with some family members to volunteer for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children by stuffing 2,200 envelopes with a poster of the missing child.

As the last envelope was stuffed and ready for the post office, the girls hoped that at least one person would recognize the child in the poster. “The girls did a great job,” said cheerleading coach Lisa Streeter, “What a wonderful way to end a great season.”

A special thank you goes to Wendy Fical of the Center for Missing and Exploited Children for making this possible. For more information on missing children and how you can help, visit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website.

Update (2/24/2014): The envelopes the cheerleaders stuffed led to the successful recovery of the missing child. Someone recognized the photo and call into the Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The girls could not imagine better news than to hear they played a part in finding a missing child.

CVA Cheerleaders stuff envelopes for the Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The cheerleaders rally to start their production line stuffing envelopes under the direction of Wendy Fical of the Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Photo of CVA Cheerleaders that stuffed envelopes for the Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Back row left to right: Tessa Davis, Karie Overacker, Janina Rogers, Lexie Dawley, Vanessa Gleba, M’kyla Hanford, Kali Fical, Abbie Perkett, Andre’a Perkett, Marlee Holleran, Emily Streeter, Megan Streeter, Claire Orendorf
Front row left to right: Melissa Florian, Wendy Fical, Dawn Gleba, Coach Lisa Streeter