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Thank you for visiting The Butterfly Foundation website. Your support of our vision and mission is greatly appreciated. All donations to the Butterfly Foundation are 100% tax deductible.

Photo: Zach at the 189 for Butterfly Foundation Fundraiser, second from right

It is with profound sadness that we share the news of the passing of one of The Butterfly Foundation's most avid supporters, Mr. Zach Jaworski. From the absolute beginning of our Foundation, Zach and his business partner Colin at Aurora Outfitters opened their doors and their hearts to our efforts. From hosting different fund raising events, giving us space at Aurora Outfitters to merchandise our KATIE items, providing entertainment at fund raisers, to financial sponsorship for every event, Zach was there for us, supporting our efforts. Zach was a Kind and Thoughtful young man, and it is no small irony that he personified in his daily life every character attribute, without exception The Butterfly Foundation seeks to encourage.

To honor Zach, the Jaworski family has asked for donations to be made to The Butterfly Foundation. We are humbled and grateful for this incredible gesture. Zach was a talented and gifted musician, with the heart of an artist. In the past, Zach and I had discussions about the arts in general and how they are woefully underfunded in our schools, and how kids who find their tribe and their self worth in the arts often get overlooked.

The Butterfly Foundation will be ear marking these donations and working with the Jaworski family to find and support an important arts initiative that will positively impact kids through music, in Zach's name and in Zach's memory.

Donations can be made via The Butterfly Foundation Face Book Page or mailed to:
The Butterfly Foundation
And mailed to the following address:
The Butterfly Foundation
PO Box 261
Wales Center, NY 14169