Taekwondo studio crushes fundraiser for Echo girl

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY ERWIN WATSON Students and instructors of Eastern Oregon Family Taekwondo in Stanfield raised $4,534 on behalf of Maddy Thomas, an Echo girl with a brain tumor.

A group of students and instructors of Eastern Oregon Family Taekwondo in Stanfield powered their way through bricks and boards to raise money for an Echo girl with a brain tumor.

The group recently presented a check for $4,534 to the family of Maddy Thomas to assist with medical care. The money was raised during a Feb. 3 benefit event.

In addition to the participants, Home Depot partnered with the event by donating the boards and bricks. Also, Erwin Watson of the Stanfield studio expressed appreciation for students from Loneys Taekwondo in Hermiston for their contributions.

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