PASCO, Wash.-- One Pasco girl always dreamed of making other people's dreams come true. Wednesday night 14-year-old Esmeralda Castillo put on a fashion show to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation.
Her friends and family strutted their stuff at Ochoa Middle School to help kids with cancer fulfill their dreams. Esmeralda made a list of things she wanted to do before the end of middle school. Two goals were to be a fashion designer and to donate hair to a cancer patient. She combined those and put on a fashion show. Esmeralda says she was inspired by a girl she met. She explains, "I met one person who fortunately made it through the program without dying. She did show us a presentation on how many children in the Make a Wish program haven't had their wishes granted and a lot of them are going without their wish and I just wanted to make sure that they did go with their wish."
She also enlisted the help of some big named sponsors like Macy's, JC Penny, and local radio stations which supplied the clothes, music, lights and more. She raised about two$200 for the Make a Wish foundation.