Local student helps the fight against cancer

Abby Vermeulen, a Sanborn Central senior, traveled to Sioux Falls on March 27 to attend the 12th annual Cure Kids Cancer Radiothon. The event is sponsored by Sanford Children’s Hospital, Results Radio, and Jerry’s Auto Sales. Vermeulen was accompanied by Kevin and Lynette Kingsbury and Tatem Effling. They participated in the event by answering the phone calls of those desiring to make pledges. The event was held from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday.  

Cure Kids Cancer is a program affiliated with Children’s Miracle Network. Sanford Children’s Hospital joined the network in 1986. The fundraiser collects money for cancer research and to help families with children fighting cancer. All money donated stays local. More than $367,000 was raised.

…Read on in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

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