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Kans for Kids needs private funding to keep the Camp Hope fires burning

Derek Fredrick, Great Bend Optimist Club president, left, presents a donation to Gail Moeder, representative of Kans for Kids and Camp Hope, while Jim Mayberry, Optimist member, looks on. Kans for Kids is now the sponsor of Camp Hope and contributions are being accepted.

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Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation Inc. officially assumed responsibility for Camp Hope Aug. 1 and now the serious work begins.
The non-profit foundation will supply some funding to the camp for kids who have had or do have cancer, but not nearly enough. Kans for Kids must rely on private donations from individuals and businesses to raise the estimated $150,000 for each year’s Camp Hope.
“The main thing now is funding,” said Debbie Reif of Hoisington, co-director of Kans for Kids with her husband, Duane. “There has been a little confusion about how Camp Hope will be ...

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