West Linn's Officer Blyth recieves $3,000 grant
West Linn Police Officer Cat Blyth, accompanied by 20 children affected by cancer, received a check for $3,000 Saturday, Oct. 5 for taking second place in the Why We Serve grant competition sponsored by Aftermath. The competition allowed first responders the opportunity to highlight the causes and projects they are passionate about as they serve the communities they work in. Submissions were voted on by the public.
The money will go toward sending more campers to Camp Millennium, a summer camp for kids impacted by a cancer diagnosis.
Blyth has volunteered at the camp for the past two summers, and applied for the grant hoping to earn $5,000, which would have sponsored five kids at camp.
When it was announced that Bylth took second in the competition, winning the $3,000, an anonymous donor made up the difference by donating $2,000 to Bylth's charity, the LtP Foundation, which supports Camp Millennium and other organizations supporting children affected by cancer.
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