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Hartland Volunteer Seeks Aid For Camp Helping Kids With Cancer

Tammy Chinn says Camp Quality needs companions for campers, donations.

Five facts about Camp Quality:

• It's a nonprofit that provides an annual camp experience for children with cancer who range in age from 4-18.

• Organizers need volunteer companions for campers to meet this year's demand. They currently are about 15 short. The cost for campers and companions is free. A background check for companions is required.

• The camp is at Camp Copneconic in the Fenton area. This year it will be held July 17-22.

• The camp is one of two in Michigan and 15 across the country. The concept began in 1983 in Australia.

• Hartland resident Tammy Chinn is the volunteer arts and crafts coordinator. She's seeking donations of money or materials to do craft activities, including super hero costumes for a contest. You can reach Chinn at TammyChinn@hartlandschools.us or 810-626-2807.

Eleanor West April 25, 2011 at 01:55 PM
Way to go Tammy! Good luck with getting help...Eleanor West, Exective Director, Camp Quality Michigan
stacy colton April 26, 2011 at 07:26 PM
Tammy...excellent job...so proud of you! stacy colton, camp director

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