A group of signs belonging to the Tonya’s Hope organization has disappeared.
The signs advertising the annual Tonya’s Hope fundraiser were located along US 98 between
In spite of the missing signs, the eighth annual Tonya’s Hope Cancer Foundation fundraiser came off without a hitch on Saturday, April 5.
According to Kathy Ingersoll a spokesperson for the event, 15
Tonya’s Hope was founded by the members of Post 82 after Tonya Bridges of Lanark was diagnosed with cancer. It is the mission of Tonya’s Hope to relieve some of the financial stress of everyday expenses such as gasoline, groceries, utilities, rent, etc. while being treated for cancer.
Over the years, it has assisted about 60 cancer patients with expenses.
“The first year was for Tonya but, since then, we have reached out to as many members of the community as possible,” Ingersoll said.
To qualify, you need to be being treated for cancer with radiation, chemo or surgery, and a resident of