OH Green Team members (left to right): Eleanor, Sophie, and Reagan.
Calling themselves "OH Green Team," sophomores Reagan Clarke, Sophie Heidenreich, and Eleanor Szyperski have come together to raise funds and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) in honor of their friend Camryn who has been in remission for two and a half years.
Reagan, Sophie, and Eleanor have been busy organizing events, with portions of money raised from each going to their cause. Events include:
- Jan. 23 at Blaze Pizza, 3332 W. Central Ave. 6-9 p.m. Present this flyer to the cashier before paying. Blaze Pizza will donate 20 percent of proceeds from your meal to OH Green Team.
- Jan. 29 at The Stubborn Brother Pizza Bar, 3115 W. Bancroft St. 5-8 p.m. (Chris Shutters is playing at 7 p.m. Raffle with includes merchant and a gift card.)
- Feb. 4 at Chipolte, 3305 W. Central Ave. Unit A2-60. Event is 5-9 p.m. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you are supporting OH Green Team. Chipolte will donate 33 percent of the proceeds to the group.
- Feb. 7 at the John Lindsay Court at the Junior/Senior High School. The girls’ fundraising efforts will be the focus of the home basketball games that evening.
If you’re unable to attend these events, donations can be made directly by visiting their LLS site. If you have questions, email the Green Team at OttawaHillsGreenTeam@gmail.com.
For updates, follow the team on Instagram at oh_green_team. Your support is greatly appreciated, and all donations are tax deductible. They will not only support LLS-funded research, but will help provide critical information and support for patients. Donations = also support advocacy for laws to ensure patients can access the care and treatments they need.
For more information about LLS, visit www.lls.org.