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Monday, November 8, 2010

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Community Fundraiser for 16-Year-Old Leukemia Victim NA10297cj

What:    
Lunchtime assembly and fundraiser for Leukemia patient Freddie Morales
 
When:   
Tuesday, Nov. 09, 2010 (Assembly and Rally) 1 p.m.
 
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 (Fundraiser)
                
Where: 
Beckman High School  
3588 Bryan Avenue
Irvine, Calif., 92602

Who:     
LAPD Employee Assistant Unit Officer Gina Onweilear  
Beckman High School Faculty and Students
Community Members
Speakers Annisa and Marrissa Ayala

Why:     
Beckman High School will be having a lunchtime rally to bring about awareness to Freddy’s situation, as well as all leukemia patients.  Freddy, a kicker on the Beckman junior varsity football team was diagnosed with leukemia on Sept. 19, 2010.  Speaking at the rally will be Anissa and Marissa Ayala.  Anissa was diagnosed with leukemia at the same age as Freddy has been involved with supporting Freddy since she learned of his diagnosis.  Marissa, Anissa’s sister, was Anissa’s bone marrow donor and is excited to give her support to Freddy as well.  The following day will be a fundraiser with fun activities throughout the day to raise money for Freddy’s cause.

To learn more about Freddie and other events associated with this cause, please visit his website at www.teamfreddy.com, or if you have any questions, please contact Officer Gina Onweilear 213-925-6004.