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Sandburg walkathon honors a former classmate

Sandburg Walkathon

 

Several hundred Carl Sandburg Middle School students participated in a walkathon outside the school June 9 2017 to support the Mason Chandler Allen Memorial Foundation, created to honor Mason, a 13-year-old Sandburg student who lost his life to cancer in March. Through the walkathon, t-shirt sales, a raffle and other fundraisers the total raised to benefit the pediatric cancer research though the foundation was $9,480 with some more donations yet to be tallied. Mason's parents attended the walkathon, and heard tributes from his friends before accepting the donation.

More information about the foundation can be found here: http://www.mcamf.org/

 

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Sandburg Walkathon

Sandburg Walkathon