Megan Lee’s fundraiser raises $4,070 and donates nearly 20 boxes of toys to Toys for Tots Foundation


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Megan Lee raised more than $4,000 and donated nearly 20 boxes of toys for Toys for Tots. From left, fundraising organizer Barb Sherinsky, Erica Lee, Megan Lee, Moose Governor Bob Mersina, Moose Junior Governor Doug Warabak and Ssgt. Louis Cortes.


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Fundraising organizer Barb Sherinsky presents Ssgt. Louis Cortes with a plaque thanking them for their dedication to Toys for Tots. From left, Moose Governor Bob Mersina, Megan lee, Erica Lee, Sherinsky, Cortes, First Sgt. Jon McCloskey and Moose Governor Doug Warabak.


Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

WEST PITTSTON — Megan Lee’s battle through Ewing’s sarcoma started something special.

On Saturday, Dec. 5, an Ugly Sweater Christmas Party and Toys for Tots fundraiser was held at the West Pittston Moose Lodge. There, supporters of Lee, a 14-year-old Wyoming Area freshman, brought in more than $4,000 and nearly 20 boxes of new, unwrapped toys for the annual United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive.

Ssgt. Louis Cortes met with Lee at the Moose Lodge on Monday, Dec. 14 to accept the donation and the toys. Cortes was also presented a plaque from the Moose Lodge in recognition of the Marine Corps dedication to the event.

Megan Lee raised more than $4,000 and donated nearly 20 boxes of toys for Toys for Tots. From left, fundraising organizer Barb Sherinsky, Erica Lee, Megan Lee, Moose Governor Bob Mersina, Moose Junior Governor Doug Warabak and Ssgt. Louis Cortes.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_LeeToys1.jpgMegan Lee raised more than $4,000 and donated nearly 20 boxes of toys for Toys for Tots. From left, fundraising organizer Barb Sherinsky, Erica Lee, Megan Lee, Moose Governor Bob Mersina, Moose Junior Governor Doug Warabak and Ssgt. Louis Cortes. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

Fundraising organizer Barb Sherinsky presents Ssgt. Louis Cortes with a plaque thanking them for their dedication to Toys for Tots. From left, Moose Governor Bob Mersina, Megan lee, Erica Lee, Sherinsky, Cortes, First Sgt. Jon McCloskey and Moose Governor Doug Warabak.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_LeeToys2.jpgFundraising organizer Barb Sherinsky presents Ssgt. Louis Cortes with a plaque thanking them for their dedication to Toys for Tots. From left, Moose Governor Bob Mersina, Megan lee, Erica Lee, Sherinsky, Cortes, First Sgt. Jon McCloskey and Moose Governor Doug Warabak. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

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