Friends, family, and loved ones are planning a fundraiser this month to raise money for Carrigan Nelson of Portsmouth. Funds will help pay for coasts associated with her medical care in her fight against Osteosarcoma – a rare bone cancer.

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????Care4Carrigan Fundraiser

Monday, September 9th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Elks Club Newport

Please join us for a sunflower???? themed Fundraiser to assist with costs associated with Carrigan Nelson’s care in her battle with Osteosarcoma – a rare bone cancer.????Food, Live Music w/local talent, Silent Auction and Raffles, Kids Crafts and more! Paint a Sunflower painting with Artist and Author Rebecca Killian of Mermaid Masterpieces.???? Carrigan is hoping to be well enough to attend and perform! ????

Tickets at the door:
Suggested Donation: $15pp
$10pp Student Rate

At the event – Carrigan is accepting donations of new stuffed animals and new fleece blankets and small arts and craft kits for pediatric chemo patients at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in memory of her guardian angels????Hannah Wertens and
????Gabe Littlefield.

Please contact for.more info or to donate raffle or silent auction items or volunteer. Thank you!

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