Fundraiser in memory of school principal

FRESNO, Calif. p> The Hope Lutheran Church played host to the Matthew Mueller Memorial Pancake Breakfast.

The event raised funds to help Fresno Unified students purchase clothing, shoes and even graduation gowns and class rings.

The fundraiser is in memory of Matthew Mueller, a school principal who died suddenly ten years ago from a heart attack at the age of 38.

Mueller's mother says those who benefit from this fundraiser are extremely grateful.

Georgia Mueller "it's just really rewarding, a lot of kids with send us thank you notes and some still send them to Matthew and I read them."

Mueller says this charity effort has raised nearly $80,000 in the last eight or nine years.

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