In the media: Southborough family raises money to support parents of kids with leukemia

Above: A buzz in progress at last weekend’s Kid’s Cancer Buzz-Off. (Photos from one-mission.org)

The Metrowest Daily News has a profile of Southborough resident Ashley Haseotes, whose non-profit One Mission recently hosted Kid’s Cancer Buzz-Off, an event that shaved 21 heads and raised more than $30K to help patients and families dealing with pediatric cancer.

Ashley Haseotes still remembers the day she vowed to do everything within her power to make sure parents of leukemia-stricken children are not fighting the battle alone.

“My son Nicholas was diagnosed with AML (acute myeloid leukemia) – a rare type of leukemia – when he was seven months old,” Haseotes said. “Children with that disease literally cannot leave the hospital for at least six months.

“I saw the heartbreak and stress this created for families, and I decided I wanted to do something about it.”

Read more in the MWDN.

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