The metropolis of Bayonne, in conjunction with the Woodrow Wilson Group School Mum or dad Teacher Corporation (PTO) and the Division of Recreation, is hosting a charity flag football activity for a regional boy with cancer.
Police, firefighters, EMT’s and many others will participate in a flag football sport from a Division of Recreation workforce. The Youth Flag Football League will also enjoy with nearby kids that are interested.
The celebration, at 1 p.m. on Oct. 23 at 16th Road Park, will advantage 5-yr-old Connor Delacruz in his fight in opposition to Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
Connor is a “bubbly, sweet” boy who loves flag soccer and was excited to start out kindergarten at Woodrow Wilson. His mother, Megan, is an by now an lively mum or dad in the PTO through his siblings Paige and Logan.
Even so, on Sept. 3, Connor was identified with AML, a uncommon and intense form of cancer. As a substitute of starting kindergarten, he has been undergoing chemotherapy virtually every other day and has undergone 4 surgical procedures considering that being identified.
Connor will need quite a few rounds of procedure, as nicely as various other tests and follow ups. The fundraiser aims to provide some monetary support to the spouse and children for the duration of the hard time.
Flag football fundraiser
Spencer-Morgan Kubert is the Treasurer at the Woodrow Wilson PTO and is included in the corporation of the charity recreation. She explained that the proceeds will help the loved ones with all fees relevant to Connor’s treatment, “even just the costs of driving back and forth, to and from the healthcare facility.”
In spite of his predicament, Connor stays upbeat.
“He’s in these kinds of very good spirits, like there is nothing erroneous,” Kubert claimed. “He’s just an angel.”
In addition to Woodrow Wilson, other schools’ PTOs are aiding out with the effort and hard work.
“Lincoln Faculty donated Jets tickets for us to raffle off,” Kubert explained. “A few of the other PTOs have really experienced fundraisers for Connor. Lincoln gave us virtually $3,000 from their fundraiser.”
Kubert added that a lot of firms have donated gift certificates and diverse issues that will be raffled off at the activity. On leading of the numerous raffles, there will be a 50/50 and foods vehicles at the event.
How to donate
Donations can be made by using check payable to Woodrow Wilson PTO, by way of Venmo to @WoodrowWilsonPTO, or by using PayPal at [email protected] Place #Connor’sCrew on the donation.
“All of the cash is heading appropriate to the household,” Kubert claimed.
To register a kid to play in the occasion, or for any inquiries, contact 201-683-1660 or 201-232-5320 or e mail [email protected]
“It’s going to be a excellent day,” Kubert explained. “Hopefully we raise a ton of dollars for Connor.”
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