Young philanthropists raise money for Cancer Center

frost1aSiblings, and budding philanthropists, Charlie, Hank and twins Winifred and Murphy Mae Frost – ages 9, 7 and 4, respectively – raised more than $1,000 for the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University one drink at a time.

Inspired by their neighbor, Carrie McAteer, a research coordinator at the Cancer Center, the Frost children originally set up their drink stand outside their Columbia County home. The sale proved so popular, both with customers and the kids, that they repeated it at Augusta Prep and then, on Friday, at the Cancer Center’s Adult Outpatient Clinic.

Among the dollars raised was a box containing 600 $1 bills addressed to the children from an anonymous donor at the North Pole.

The children have said they want the money raised to go to the Cancer Center’s Image Boutique – specifically toward funding wigs for patients who might otherwise not be able to afford them.

Like
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
1
Avatar
Written by
Steven Uhles

Steven Uhles is Director of Media and Marketing for the Georgia Cancer Center. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-723-0096 or suhles@augusta.edu.

View all articles
Avatar Written by Steven Uhles

Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University and AU Health. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

Read on for stories of innovation in education and health care, opportunities at the center of Georgia’s new cybersecurity hub, and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities and the health sciences.