’Push-up-a-thon’ meets goal to send children with serious illnesses to camp
Over 400 people gathered on the field at Staples High School for the 12th Annual Push-up-a-thon on Sunday.
The event raises money for Hole in the Wall gang camp, a nonprofit camp for kids with serious illnesses. The goal was to raise enough money to have at least 100 children experience camp.
Andrew Berman, founder of "Push Against Cancer" says this allows kids to go to camp and just be kids.
"These kids that normally don't get to experience summer camp, playing soccer with their friends, going to birthday parties," says Berman. "This is the one week in the year they can just go to summer camp and be kids and be with other kids suffering from same illnesses.
The group raised way more than their goal with over $160,000.
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