Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Westfield State students hold Zumba fundraiser to benefit Baystate Children’s Hospital

WHO: Westfield State students, led by the Student Ambassadors, faculty, staff, and community members.

Additionally, the Morris family from Southwick will attend and speak about their experience at Baystate Children’s Hospital where their seven-year-old daughter, Morgan “Momo” Morris,” was treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in 2011.

WHAT: Westfield State University Student Ambassadors will hold a Zumba fundraiser to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network for BayState Children’s Hospital.

According to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital website, 62 children enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital for treatment every minute. Baystate Children’s Hospital provides care to more than 40,000 patients each year.

Student Ambassadors routinely hold 3-5 fundraisers per year. Past nonprofit beneficiaries include the Westfield Boys and Girls Club, Birthday Wishes, and the 15-40 Cancer Awareness Organization.

View the press release for more information.

WHERE: Scanlon Banquet Hall at Westfield State University.

WHEN: Monday, February 22 from 7-8:30 p.m.

WHY: The Morris family of Southwick will be on site to answer questions about how Baystate Children’s Hospital treated their daughter’s illness. Westfield State Student Ambassadors, a select group of students who work with the campus and greater Westfield community to promote the positive elements of Westfield State, will also be available for interview.  

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