A pair of local children will be honored for their heroic fight in beating childhood cancers.

Shania Kanz, 10, and 17-year-old Kimberly Salotti, are going to be honored on April 22 during the Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation Fifth Anniversary Spring Fling.

Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation

 

Shania was born with Down’s Syndrome. She was diagnosed with ALL Leukemia in 2012. Her cancer is currently in remissions and she’s enjoying life with her parents and twin sister, according to the Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation.

 

 

 

 

Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation

 

In 2012, Kimberly was diagnosed with a pediatric brain cancer. After countless radiation treatments, Kimberly is now cancer free.

 

 

 

 

The Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation, based in Hopewell Junction, is a charity that provides resources for medical bills and other costs associated with childhood cancer that are not covered by insurances.

Richard Senato, from Poughkeespie, founded the non-profit five years ago. He says the charity's name comes from an old saying his mother used to tell him, “Without love, there is not life.”

All the proceeds from The Love Holds Life Spring Fling will go towards helping area children battling cancer. To reserve tickets for the event call (845) 592-4544 or purchase them at the door.

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