HCA raises $1,300 for cancer charity
Haywood Christian Academy added the color pink to its Black & White Charity Ball at The Gateway Club this year. The school raised $1,300 total for The Hope Chest for Women and a local family battling the disease. This was the sixth year that HCA held its charity ball to honor a local non-profit chosen by the student council.
Tony Newsome, a member of the Hope Chest board of directors, was on hand to accept the check from HCA’s headmaster Blake Stanbery. Newsome shared his gratitude to those in attendance and was thankful that the students supported a place that provides hope.
“What the Hope Chest offers all women, regardless of geography or economics, is something that money can’t buy,” said Newsome. “Help could be as simple as a shoulder to cry on or referral to a welcoming support ...