Monday, June 23, 2008

Zachary McCulloch Fund Raiser - Jewel Shop & Share

By shopping at Jewel Food Stores June 30, July 1 and July 2, your donations will go directly to the Zachary McCulloch Benefit Fund which has been set up to assist the family in paying Zach’s medical expenses.

Click here for the flyer:

Zach McCulloch Shop & Share Coupon

Direct donations can be made at National City Bank located on 135th Street in Plainfield.

Zach's Story

Zachary McCulloch, despite his third year in his battle with cancer, graduated from Plainfield North this past month! Zach was stricken with a rare form of cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma. This cancer is diagnosed in approximately 350 children each year, the majority under 6 years of age. Teenagers and adults would represent about 40 of this total a year (rarest of the rare). Rhabdomyosarcoma is a highly malignant and relentless cancer.

Zachary is now going into his third year of treatment. You can read Zach’s story along with many others by going to

The family recently reached Zach’s lifetime deductible. However, thanks to the efforts of some co-workers, they found another insurance company to help cover Zach’s continuing medical expenses.

Many thanks for sharing this with as many of your friends as possible! Any other fund raising ideas can be sent to Kathy Lopez at

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