Annual Easter Egg Hunt also raises awareness about childhood cancer.
The annual Roll for the Gold Childhood Cancer Easter Egg Roll is set to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds of the Washington Monument in downtown DC, and Loudouners, local connections make it particularly special. Leesburg resident Gabriella Miller, a 10-year-old brain cancer patient, will speak during a ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Gabriella raised more than $230,000 through her “Letters to Santa” campaign. In addition, Ashburn resident Taylor Love, 13, who also suffers from a form of cancer, plans to attend the event today, according to her Facebook page. The day will be packed with fun family activities. To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/theTruth365film.
Dear Santa letter campaign brings national attention to local 9-year-old with inoperable brain tumor.
When Primo Hoagies sandwich shop owners Mark and Diane LeGette heard the story of Leesburg resident Gabriella Miller’s inoperable brain tumor, they knew they wanted to help. Cancer is a disease that has affected their family and they felt a personal connection to her situation. Primo Hoagies of Leesburg decided to designate Tuesday as “Gabriella’s Day” and donate 20 percent of the day's sales to her cause. It's located at 210 Fort Evans Rd, NE, Leesburg. They are hoping that she will be able to use the money raised as spending money when she takes her “Make A Wish” trip to Paris, France next year. Miller was recently diagnosed with a rare form of inoperable brain cancer. She is currently undergoing difficult chemotherapy and radiation …