Bri­anna keeps up fight

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS - By AN­DREA O’NEIL

Whitby tod­dler can­cer pa­tient Bri­anna Huy­nen had $823 raised in her name at a bake sale on Satur­day.

The sale was held at Whitby shops and cakes were do­nated by the community.

Bri­anna, 3, was di­ag­nosed in April with a tu­mour on her kid­ney. Her par­ents Johnny and Ber­nadette have taken so much time off work to care for their daugh­ter that they risk de­fault­ing on their mort­gage pay­ments and los­ing their home.

Bri­anna has been op­er­ated on and has un­der­gone sev­eral rounds of chemo­ther­apy since April, and is classed as an in­ter­me­di­ate risk.

A Face­book page set up to raise funds for the fam­ily has 2066 likes had has gained 66,000 views since early June, page ad­min­is­tra­tor Deb Sher­win says.

Along­side the bake sale, sup­port­ers are sell­ing en­ter­tain­ment books and are plan­ning a movie fundraiser for Au­gust 30.

Money can be do­nated to B Huy­nen at ASB 12-3141-0200819-51.

See face­book.com/bri­es­cancer­fight.

Touch­ing hearts: Bri­anna cel­e­brat­ing her third birthday last month.

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