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Illness keeps local teacher from work; students come together to help

EL PASO, Texas
 
Seventh-grader Nolan Richardson's teacher Victor Lopez is sick.
 
Because of his illness Lopez is unable to work for a few months, reportedly without pay.
 
His students came together this week to try to help make that situation a little better.
 
Two 12-year-old girls organized a bake sale. By this weekend that had grown into other the seventh and eighth-grade students coming together to help Lopez make ends meet.
 
As of Sunday afternoon their bake sale had raised more than $1,200.
 
They will be outside Walmart on Dyer Street selling baked good until 3 p.m. today.
 
If you would like to help, you are asked to call Tasha Webber at 605-391-0002.

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