Camp Goodtimes, Thursday, June 26
Gretchen Batcheller was 13 years old when she was diagnosed with leukemia in 1987.
“It’s a rough age to begin with [and] you add balding,” Batcheller told ABC News. “I escaped into myself. I wasn’t the same happy person I was before my treatment.”
At Camp Goodtimes, a Vashon Island-based summer camp in Washington for pediatric cancer patients, Batcheller said she met other kids with cance
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Please spend this Thursday with us, helping to make this an outrageously fun day for kids affected by cancer. Ask any Rotarian who has previously been to Camp Goodtimes, and they will tell you it is one of the most worthwhile days you can spend volunteering.
We need volunteers to make this happen! Invite friends, family, co-workers to volunteer — anyone old enough to help out at a table, booth, or game!
We meet at 10:00am in the upper parking lot in the North end of Lincoln Park and head to the Fauntleroy dock in West Seattle to take the 10:20am ferry to Vashon Island. Bring a change of clothes and a plastic bag for your camera, as you may get very dirty! After camp we will meet at the Rock Island Pizza for some end-of-the-day fellowship.