December 09, 2008

KaBOOM! community member raises $3,600 from spaghetti dinner fundraiser

Note: Samantha is better known in the KaBOOM! community as Sammy12.

Progress continues in the effort to build playground for disabled children
By Andy Mattison
Syracuse 10 News
Dec. 7, 2008

SHROEPPEL, N.Y. -- In October we told you about Samantha Furco, a high school senior trying to raise $70,000 to build a playground for disabled kids.

At the time of our story Furco had only raised about $5,000, but that was before she held a very successful benefit dinner at RFH's Hide-A-Way in Phoenix.

"It went really well. We actually ran out of spaghetti and tickets at the door. So many people showed up,” said Samantha Furco.

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