Fly for Unify raises $25,000 for Western Massachusetts-based anti-bullying program

A brisk wind and cool temperatures, especially at 13,500-feet, didn’t appear to affect the 11 sky flyers who helped raise $25,000 for the Western Massachusetts-based anti-bullying nonprofit Unify Against Bullying. Werner Maiwald, lead flyer for the group, came up with the idea of Fly for Unify at 2 a.m. one morning. The idea became a reality on Saturday when everyone met at Jumptown Skydiving at the Orange Airport. Maiwald, Unify’s operations director, said this was the first ever fundraiser of this sort for the organization. The participants came from a wide variety of business backgrounds and flying experience.

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