How one community came together to help four cancer-stricken students

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For a group of eighth grade girls from Deer Park, Texas, organizing a benefit concert has shown them the incredible power of community.

The Music 4 A Mission benefit concert was born out of a class the girls are taking at Deer Park Junior High School called Caring Communities. The goal is to raise $20,000, through a combination of ticket sales, donations, and a silent auction. The proceeds will be donated to four students in the Deer Park community who are all battling a different form of cancer.

“Our main goal is to let the kids know that the community cares about them, to help them with their financials, and to just be there for them,” says Bethany Joy, director of operations for Caring Communities. Read more…

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