As part of the Basha High Schoolers Senior Project, one student is using her social media skills, as well as some good old-fashion cold calling, to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
CHANDLER, Ariz. (KNXV) — For Alexis Lu, it’s the memory of her grandpa and his loving spirit that’s motivating her to raise $50,000 in 50 days.
“Seeing someone be so weak and standing by and not being able to do anything, or when the doctors are telling you that there’s no cure for this, there’s no way that we can take this away, take away the pain from someone you love. It’s very, very difficult to watch,” Lu said.
In 2016, Lu’s grandfather, the man who spent so much time watching over her as a child, passed away from a battle with Lymphoma. She’s using the devastating blow to her family as inspiration.
“He taught me I have to be someone who gives back,” said Lu…