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Dracut Student To Host Lemonade Stand As Benefit For Local Pediatric Patients

Jul 15, 2019 06:22AM ● By Bill Gilman
Julia Degnan, a Dracut middle schooler, has a mission to help young patients dealing with serious medical conditions, just as she was a few years ago.
To help make their time in the hospital a little easier, Julie has collected and purchased toys and games to distribute to the patients. This year, she is focusing her efforts on the pediatric floor at Lowell General Hospital. The centerpiece of her effort is a Lemonade Stand to raise funds for her effort.
Recently, Julia reached out and asked us to help her publicize her campaign and her Lemonade Stand. We are more than happy to do that and encourage you to do the same and to stop by on Aug. 11 to make a donation.

Here is her note:

Hello, I am Julia Degnan. I am an 11 year old student in Dracut.
I was diagnosed with Atrial Septal Defect 3 years ago. I had surgery at Tufts Floating Hospital in Boston 2 years ago. I later developed a blood clot on my atrium and was readmitted into Tufts.
 That's when I came up with the idea to raise funds for sick children through a Lemonade stand. This summer I will be hosting my 3rd stand.  It will be held on August 10th from 12-2 at 11 Blossom Lane in Dracut. 
I wanted to support our local hospital this year (Lowell General's pediatric floor) instead of Tufts. I recently visited their playroom and I would love to help them out with your support we can make a huge impact! In the past I have donated kindles Nintendo switches and many toys and cash donations (PayPal.Me/BethanyDegnan). 
I started an event page for the Lemonade Stand -- 
https://www.facebook.com/events/475191813029082/?notif_t=plan_user_invited&notif_id=1562784396912359




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