A beef and beer fundraiser takes place Friday evening in Lansdale for a local man diagnosed with cancer for the second time
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Monday, November 26, 2012
Area businesses have contributed greatly for a cancer benefit this Friday evening for a Hatfield native diagnosed with cancer for the second time in 11 years. However, more raffle items and donations are still being accepted for the event. The benefit seeks to help cover the medical costs for Hatfield native and 1998 North Penn High School graduate Jason Heffner. Heffner, an amateur filmmaker who currently resides in the Juniata section of Philadelphia, is battling cancer without medical insurance. More than $1,200 has been raised so far via an online donation page. Donations can also be made online at https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/fNU95 More information on the event can be found at its public Facebook page, including who to contact for …
All proceeds will go to the family of 14-year-old Bobby Taggart, who is currently battling osteosarcoma.
The Fort Washington School of Rock and the Main Line School of Rock will join forces to host a cancer benefit on Sunday, June 3, at the Limit in Blue Bell, with all proceeds going to the family of 14-year-old Bobby Taggart, who is currently battling osteosarcoma. The benefit will begin at 5 p.m. at the former location of Reeds, and it will feature the students performing their “Best of Season Show”, which contains selections from Pink Floyd, The Ramones, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Guns N’ Roses and many more. Tickets for the three-hour event are $10 per person, and can be purchased at the door. “It’s a story about kids raising money for kids, which is awesome,” said Amy Ellis, of the Fort Washington School of Rock. “It’s also about rock …