Massapequa cheerleaders set up dunk tank to raise money for those battling cancer

News 12 is told that it the event is in honor of Jennifer Lacalandra, co-president of the team and a six-year survivor of breast cancer.

News 12 Staff

Aug 17, 2023, 12:19 AM

Updated 304 days ago

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Cheerleaders in Massapequa are raising money to fight cancer in honor of one of their own.
The team set up a dunk tank outside a restaurant on Central Avenue to raise money for survivors and patients battling cancer.
News 12 is told that it the event is for Jennifer Lacalandra, co-president of the team and a six-year survivor of breast cancer.
“Now I want to raise money for people that health insurance won’t cover physical therapy or other breast cancer needs,” Lacalandra says. “I wanna give back as much as I can.”
All proceeds will be donated to New York Breast Reconstruction Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy.


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