Addy, age 11, has been working hard to raise money for the critically endangered mountain gorillas in Africa ever since she read a book about these amazing animals in 1st grade. She has made posters, held several lemonade and bake sales, and created an informative and entertaining website. She titled the website “Gorilla Heroes.” In the last year, Addy has taken her fundraising efforts to the next level by selling custom Gorilla Hero shirts, hosting a Gorilla Gala and starting various social media campaigns. She incentivized people to donate or buy t-shirts by getting “pied” in the face. Through tshirt sales and soliciting direct donations, Addy has raised nearly $5000 for gorilla conservation.