Times photo/MARTY BACHMAN

Sunnie Boggs, pictured above about 10 miles west of Ely last Sunday, and her father, Gary Buchanan, are walking coast-to-coast along US Route 50 to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. and the Humane Society of Parkersburg, W.V. They began on April 1 at Slaughter Beach, Del. and hope to reach Point Reyes, Calif. by Oct. 1. the word. Sunnie posts updates on their progress on their Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/pawsandhope. People can also donate at their GoFundMe page: www.gofundme.com/pawsandhope.walkacrossamerica