High School Student Donates to CNC

Ellie Stanley raised money through her artistic talents.

Ellie Stanley, a Wheeler High School student, recently presented a donation to the Chattahoochee Nature Center. 

Ellie raised $130 by selling thirteen of her 4x6 oil pastel and charcoal pencil drawings of animals which are housed at the Nature Center. 

“I wanted to do something nice for the Chattahoochee Nature Center," said Stanley. "I did this because I wanted to give my thanks for giving me alot to learn and becoming a leader. I thought that fundraising for the Chattahoochee Nature Center would be a great topic for my Senior Project at school. I chose the Chattahoochee Nature Center because it has been part of my life for three going on four years. My first year volunteering for Camp Kingfisher was when I was new to Georgia, so it gave me a chance to meet new people and make friends.”

On behalf of the Chattahoochee Nature Center, DeAnn Fordham, Development Director, said, “Ellie is the epitome of a generous spirit and we greatly appreciate her dedication to our mission. We hope others will join her by supporting our annual appeal, going on now." 

Donations can be made directly online at or by calling 770-992-2055 x 236.


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