FRANKFORT, Ill. | Camp Manitoqua looks like your typical summer camp this week. Kids are diving into the pool, playing basketball and doing crafts. And for the most part, it is a typical summer camp. The big difference is the campers are a group of extraordinary kids who have one thing in co…
Kevin Titsworth, 17, of Lansing, attended Camp Quality Illinois for the fourth time this week. He is pictured with Pat Beilfuss, of Lansing, who is a retired school nurse from T.F. South High School and camp volunteer.
John Boss, 18, left, of Lansing, camp companion to 7-year-old Tristan Grace, of Lansing, works with him on a drawing during a workshop by Josh Elder, professional comic book creator and illustrator, Wednesday at Camp Quality Illinois.
Camp Quality Illinois has provided camping experiences for children with cancer since 1995.
In Lansing we are fortunate to have many involved volunteers who do so much good for our community. One of the oldest and biggest volunteer groups in the village is the Lansing Lions Club. It’s a group so close to my heart. I know many of the members personally who care so deeply about helpi…
GRIFFITH | Camp Qualtiy Illinois was the featured nonprofit at a recent open house for Griffith Windustrial celebrating their new location at 213 W. Main St.
CHESTERTON | Students at Liberty Elementary School in Chesterton participated in a week-long Kindergarten service learning project to raise money for pediatric cancer. Throughout the week, some of the activities included coin collection, hat day and a bake sale. As a culminating activity, th…
ST. JOHN | Local children battling cancer will benefit from a dining and fundraising event Tuesday at Northwoods Restaurant, event organizers said.
Kisa Fulton, of Dolton, holds an alligator. With her is Jim Nesci, from Cold-Blooded Creatures, who put on a show for the youth at Camp Quality in early August.
Whitney Brummel, of Dyer, gets ready for a motorcycle ride while attending Camp Quality in Illinois, a camp for children with cancer. The program provides 24/7 volunteer medical staff to care for the children for the week.
Lily Aguilera, of Hammond, models her hat for Crazy Hat day at Camp Quality, a camp for children with cancer in Frankfort, Ill.
FRANKFORT, Ill. | Children who have a cancer diagnosis often have to sit out on activities due to their illness.
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