Foothill High School

FHS Soph. Maddie Wang Honored by Pleasanton Weekly

The following is the excerpt published by the Pleasanton Weekly on October 2nd.  For the full story on all the award recipients, visit the website:  https://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2017/10/02/announcing-the-2017-tri-valley-heroes

Rising Star: Madeleine “Maddy” Wang, Pleasanton – Fifteen-year-old Madeline “Maddy” Wang, a Foothill High School sophomore, finds ways to help the young, the elderly, the ill and the four-legged. She established the This Side Up Foundation to raise funds for Donor Network West, a non-profit located in San Ramon that facilitates organ and tissue donations, through selling specially designed t-shirts, hosting CPR and first-aid classes and by promoting the annual Donate Life Run/Walk. She plays piano at the Sunol Creek Memory Care Center to entertain the elderly, and is active in the Spectrum of Science, where she is a volunteer aid in science classes for elementary and junior high students. She also bakes dog treats to raise funds for Coppers Dream Animal Rescue.