Delaney Brown a student at Old St. Mary’s Catholic School, 1474 S. Michigan Ave., is raising funds through GoFundMe to provide care packages for cancer patients at Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital. Brown herself survived cancer at Lurie Children’s Hospital, and now is reaching out to her community to give back.
All money raised by this GoFundMe drive will go towards making the care packages, which will include bathrobes ($15), coloring books ($5), coloring pencils ($5), notepads ($5), and Play-Doh or stress balls ($5).
The campaign can be found at www.gofundme.com/f/care-packages-for-people-with-cancer.
“I go to Old St. Mary’s Catholic School and I am a student who is working on a passion project,” Brown explained. “A passion project is putting your passions into motion and I am passionate about helping children with cancer.
“For my passion project, I have chosen to raise money for people at Lurie Children’s Hospital with cancer,” she continued. “With this money, I hope to create care packages that will make children being treated at the hospital feel better about the situation that they are in.”
“I am a kid that used to have cancer and Lurie Children’s Hospital helped me through it,” Brown concluded. “These funds and donations will make the children with cancer at Lurie Children’s Hospital feel better about the tough situation that they are in, so now it is up to you to help them!”