Clovis barbershop holds fundraiser for girl battling cancer

(KFSN) –. A local salon held a special fundraiser today in support of a young girl battling cancer. Corky’s Cuts for Kids held a bake sale to help Lindsay Weimer who was recently diagnosed with bone cancer. Those who wanted to donate either had the … Source: Clovis barbershop holds fundraiser for girl battling cancer…

7th annual Jacob’s Run raises money for children’s hospital

WINTERVILLE, NC (WITN) – The 7th Annual Jacob’s Run is being held on September 16th in memory of Jacob Floars, who was killed in an auto accident at 17 years old back in 2000. Jacob’s parents, Allen and Catherine Floars, started the fundraiser for the James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital shortly after their son…

Child-life specialist puts smiles on faces of children with cancer

Child-life specialist puts smiles on faces of children with cancer Florida Times-Union The Child Cancer Fund has grown from just raising money for Craver’s position to providing financial help for families in Northeast Florida and Southern Georgia whose children are receiving treatment at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Nemours Children … Source: Child-life specialist puts smiles…

Firefighters plan fundraiser for cancer-stricken comrade

  Bryan Carper has been a familiar sight at fires in Scott Township. Paralyzed in an accident in his younger days, he could not actually fight the blazes. But he came in his wheelchair and did what he could to help to his fellow members of the volunteer fire department, passing out food and drinks…

Sylvania family battling cancer in three generations

  Cancer is the leading cause of death and the number of people it affects continues to rise. One Sylvania family is dealing with it right now. In fact, three generations are all fighting the good fight together. Brooke Robbins is entering her senior year at Northview High School with stage four cancer. It’s a…

Teen with leukemia a top fundraiser

For an hour on Wednesday, 3-year-old Ivy Fondots was just like any other little girl who loves horses. Dressed in pink cowboy boots and short overalls, the Oceanside toddler squealed with delight when the trail horse “Doc” took a carrot from her hand. Then she shouted “Giddyap!” as they ambled off on a trail ride…

Surfside Beach woman anonymously donates stem cells to young woman

One Surfside Beach woman has dedicated her life to helping others, and on Monday, she gave the ultimate gift of all – a second chance at life.Stevielyn Winfield, a firefighter and EMT loves spending time with her husband, and their two sons, Grayson and Garrett. She also has a passion for helping others. Winfield donates school…

Cancer patients get help with treatment thanks to fire company’s fundraiser 

The Franklinville Volunteer Fire Company launched a fundraising venture with the Virtua Foundation this week as a means of helping those in Gloucester County affected by cancer. The Franklinville company was prompted by several cancer-related tragedies over the last two years, to look for a means of helping people access treatment for cancer in Gloucester County. The…

Fundraiser planned for Prater Family

Some types of news travel really fast.An example of that quick-moving news was evident last week when the family of Keith and Misty Prater were told by doctors that Keith Prater had been diagnosed with leukemia. That news soon spread from the immediate Prater family to the baseball team at Rowan County High School that…

Pregnant and diagnosed with cancer, Dexter woman delivers healthy baby

It was one of the happiest times of her life, a Dexter woman learned she was going to have a second baby. But just a couple months into her pregnancy a potentially deadly diagnosis: stage three breast cancer. But her story became one of strength, hope and love. Source: Pregnant and diagnosed with cancer, Dexter…