Daughter orchestrates fundraiser for mother battling cancer
LEE CO., GA (WALB) -
A South Georgia woman is
partnering with Chili's bar and grill restaurant to help her mother, who is
Amber Varnadoe's mother Wendy
was diagnosed with a rare form of the cancer this year. She has been scheduled
for a bone marrow transplant set to take place in August. Even with insurance
coverage, she'll still have major medical bills.
Amber believes that
helping her mother will bring them closer together.
"I'm really excited
that's probably what I'm looking forward to the most, I really wanted to do
something for her, and I figured this would give me an opportunity to get to
know her because we never lived together, and I figured this would help bring
us closer,” said Varnadoe.
Christ United Methodist
Church is hosting a silent auction July 27th.
On Sunday Chilli's bar and
grill located on Ledo Road will donate 10% of their sales for everyone who
brings in a voucher.
Tickets are $10 and for
more information folks are encouraged to call 229-376-3212