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The student news site of Fishers High School, Fishers, Indiana

Tiger Times

The student news site of Fishers High School, Fishers, Indiana

Tiger Times

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Boys Basketball fundraises for kids with cancer

Freshman Nathan Omen turn in cars on Jan. 20 for the Hot Wheels challenge. Photo by Zoie Soehngen.

Vroom! Vroom! The boys basketball team collected over 1,000 Hot Wheel cars for the Be Bigger than Brave challenge.

Students, parents and teachers brought Hot Wheel cars to the boys basketball game on Jan. 20, to raise awareness for childhood cancer. Every car donated supports Tracey Blackmore’s “Be Bigger than Brave… #BeBrooksBrave,” challenge that honors her son Brooks.

Tracey Blackmore lost her son, Brooks, last May to a grade 4 brain tumor. Blackmore started this challenge by hiding 200 Hot Wheel cars, Brooks’ favorite toy, around town. In the bag with the car, there was a fact about childhood cancer and Brooks’ story. He was six when he died.

The Fast Break Club decided this year that instead of Pink night, they would host Cancer Awareness night. This is the booster club for the boys basketball team. Gee changed this night so that it is more than just kids walking around with buckets to collect money.

“I wanted something a little bit different. I wanted it to do a little good for somebody, so I changed our Pink Night to Cancer Awareness Night,” president of the Fast Break club Todd Gee said.

Blackmore plans on keeping the cars that are collected as a memory of Brooks. If she does this challenge next year, she will hide some of the cars collected around town.

“We will find another family that has been impacted by this disease and we’ll try to do something special for them,” Gee said.

For more information on the Be Bigger than Brave challenge, click here

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