Rallying Around Beloved Local Teacher with Cancer

January 1, 2014 Updated Jan 2, 2014 at 6:44 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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January 1, 2014 Updated Jan 2, 2014 at 6:44 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A beloved local teacher's cancer battle was made more difficult by the new year.

Kim Sweet's health benefits ended at the close of 2013, and now her loved ones and friends are determined to prove she's not fighting this battle alone.

Called Kim's Krusaders, the group is organizing a fund raiser to be held on January 26th from 2-7pm at the Harvey D. Morin VFW Post, 965 Center Road, West Seneca.

Tickets cost $25 for the event that features live entertainment, food, raffles, and a silent auction.

Donations can also be mailed to the Kim Sweet Fund at M&T Bank at the Southgate Plaza, West Seneca, NY

Channel 7's Ed Reilly brings us this story. Click the video for more!

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