$2,800 to St. Jude

Published: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 10:55 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 11:06 a.m. CDT

Kambell Koon surpassed her fundraising goal for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. With all the help of family, friends and a generous community, she was able to send $2,800 to St. Jude on Oct. 31. Kambell’s goal was to raise $1,000 for the hospital, where she received treatment and lived for many months, to show appreciation.

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