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The Seth Harris Childhood Cancer Club - A Youth Based Organization!
Seth Harris Childhood Cancer Foundation
PO Box 1286
Bay Springs, MS 39422
We are proud to announce the "Junior Division" of the SHCCF...The Seth Harris Childhood Cancer Club. This club, founded by Seth's Cousin Emilee Parker and childhood friend Cade Anderson, was established in June 2012. The mission of this club to to provide assistance to the children in treatment at Blair E. Batson's Children's Hospital, Mississippi's only children's hospital. What makes this club so special is the the members of this club, working so hard for cancer patients, are CHILDREN themselves! Kids and Teens, guided by our adult volunteers, are striving to make a difference in their own generation. They have been hard at work preparing care packages for the families of patients at the hospital and we have many service projects in the works. We welcome all ages and we are so proud of our young people. They are the future of not only this foundation, but our world as a whole.
A group of students from Sylva-Bay Academy (SBA) and Stringer Attendance Center (SAC) traveled by caravan to Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital (BEB) to deliver donated items for several causes. The students represent the Seth Harris Childhood Cancer Club, a junior version of the non-profit foundation SHCCF which regularly collects items and funds to benefit children with cancer.
Knitted chemo caps for cold heads in the cancer clinic were hand-crocheted with love by Lynn Johnson of Bay Springs. Overnight kit items for 3C were collected by club members and Emily Evans and John Caleb Grenn, UMC Medical Students and SHCCF volunteers. These kits were assembled by SBA student Delaney Bassett and other volunteers. Also included in the haul was a load of quality tissue for sore noses, collected by club members.
The main item delivered to the hospital was candy, lots and lots of candy, collected by students from Sylva-Bay, West Lauderdale, Newton Academy, South Central Regional Medical Center's 1st West nurses/staff, along with other contributors from Bay Springs, Laurel and Jackson. This candy will be enjoyed by the many children undergoing treatment at the hospital during Halloween. The hospital's annual Halloween party is held to allow those kids to trick-or-treat, even though they are in the hospital.
Shown in the photo above with the items delivered are (L to R): (Back row) Amber Wohlscheid, Lauren Parker and Landon Bradley of SAC, (Front Row) Sarah Michael Ables, Gracie White, Barclay Ables, Bailey White and Claire Ann Hutchinson of Sylva-Bay Academy.
Adult volunteers driving and supervising were Dawn Harris, Vice-President of SHCCF, Michael Ables and Rashawnda Blakeney.
SHCCC Delivers Candy and Other Items to BEB