Proserpine unites behind Kitty
PROSERPINE school girl Kitty Wilson has been back and forth to Brisbane since being diagnosed with neuroblastoma in November.
Support and generosity from all quarters continues to reach Kitty and her family as she fights the aggressive cancer battle with three Proserpine locals opting to be brave and shave.
On the first Monday of January, Kitty finished her second round of chemotherapy and mother Karen Corskie said she had been doing great.
The family said the generosity and support had been amazing and they would like to thank everyone who had "bought tickets, donated money, sent presents, and cards.”
"We feel truly blessed to come from such a wonderful community,” Ms Corskie said.
Kitty started her third round of chemotherapy this week after having her stem cells harvested for future treatments.
"She really is truly amazing, smiling and being her beautiful self.”
Tyson Rasmussen now lives in Moranbah but went to Proserpine High School with Kitty's mother and grew up in Proserpine.
Coming up on March 16, at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Tyson, Steven Kunst and Andrew Giess form Airlie Beach, will be shaving their hair and beards and raising money which will be deposited directly into an account for Kitty.
"I couldn't imagine being in her boots. Anything we can do to help out we will do,” he said.
Tyson said his mate Andrew had a pretty impressive mullet which "he will miss when it goes” but was happy to help a young Proserpine girl doing it tough.
"I have let my hair get a bit loose and decided to put it to good cause,” Tyson said.
The Facebook page managed by Tyson called Coast to Kitchen is selling t-shirts.
The group has 14,000 members and $10 from every shirt sold will be donated to the Kitty fund.
To donate to the cause or to order your shirt, call Tyson on 0439181918.