ETSU fraternity pitching in to help child battle rare cancer

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – Pi Kappa Alpha President, Jacob Gooden, said the fraternity usually takes part in a national philanthropy project in the spring but when they found the Facebook page of first-grader, Aiden Amason, they knew acting locally was the answer.

Six-year-old Amason was recently dPi Kappa Alphaiagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer called Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumors.

The fraternity hopes to raise $20,000 for Aiden’s medical bills and other expenses through several upcoming events.

Gooden said so far they are planning cooking and coloring competitions where Aiden himself will serve as a judge.

For more information on how you can help, check out the Facebook page Aiden’s Army.  There is also a Go Fund Me page set up to help with Aiden’s medical costs.


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