A pancake breakfast on Sunday raised about $10,000 for the survivors of the December Northway accident, Bailey Wind and Matthew Hardy, both 17.
Dozens of supporters piled in for the benefit breakfast at the Vischer Ferry Firehouse.
"It's overwhelming," Wind said. "I appreciate it so much. I like meeting the new people who really seem to care. Their positive
feedback makes me so happy."
Wind and Hardy still have a long road of recovery ahead of them.
"Each day is different; it's like a rollercoaster," Wind said. "I'm back physically, I'm
back diving, which is a good step, but mentally, it's different every
The December 2012 accident claimed the life of two Shenendehowa students.