The story of giving back: All Stars and the Anderson family

Michael Anderson received his first chemotherapy treatment on Christmas Eve, 2010.

The fundraisers from Kensington Valley Hockey Association, including the Anderson family, present a donation worth more than $12,000 for the Mott Oncology Department to Drs. Nicholls and Castle. Michael is in the center, next to his twin brother Sean.

The fundraisers from Kensington Valley Hockey Association, including the Anderson family, present a donation worth more than $12,000 for the Mott Children's Hospital oncology division to Drs. Nicholls and Castle. Michael is in the center, next to his twin brother Sean.

The Anderson family spent the holidays at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, their room decorated with lights, a tree and even a leg lamp like the one in A Christmas Story. Word about the festive display spread quickly, and visitors from other floors came to see. Donated holiday gifts were being given to patients and Michael’s mother, Kathleen, said this first stay at Mott immediately showed them the warmth and giving found in the hospital.

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