Menlo Park boy raises funds for Haiti quake victims

MENLO PARK, CA

Cedro Ristorante Italiano on El Camino Real held a pancake breakfast Sunday morning with 100 percent of the proceeds going to two charities in Haiti.

The restaurant is owned by the family of Hillview Middle School eighth-grader Josef Nevigahto. He urged his family to help after seeing the devastation of quake-damaged Haiti on TV.

"Just seeing the images, it breaks your heart," he told ABC7. "Ii mean seriously, it's just bad. And, I thought, 'I want to do something.' I was eager to do something."

Six other Menlo Park businesses also joined the effort. They are donating a portion of Sunday's sales to the fundraiser.

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