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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A seven-year-old Spanish Fork girl is being praised for her efforts to help raise money for Southern Utah flood victims.
Jakelyne Devey has raised five-thousand dollars for victims in the flood-ravaged St. George area.
Jakelyne told her mom she wanted to help the victims after she saw the flood devastation on the news.
The two began their fund-raising efforts by putting out jars at a family friend's gas station. They also teamed up with local police officers to raise money at a Lindon bowling alley and inspired area high-schoolers to donate.
The first-grader says she isn't ready to rest. She and her mom plan on helping with a charity golf tournament in April.
Tomorrow, Jakelyne and Governor Huntsman will shoot a television commercial for flood relief at the governor's office.
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