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Nearly $3,500 Raised For Cammeo

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OSWEGO, NY – An outpouring of donations have contributed to the family of Cammeo Lazzaro.

The Oswego City School District recently conducted a fundraiser for the Oswego High School senior who was seriously burned.

Cammeo remains in a Boston hospital burn unit.

“Turquoise Days” for CammeoBut, with the help of “Turquoise Days” in the district schools and education center $3,432.78 has been raised to assist the family with expenses.

Turquoise is Cammeo’s favorite color and everyone donated a small amount of money to wear turquoise colored clothing to school.

Chalet Dewey-Flint, a coordinator of the event, noted, “I spoke with Cammeo’s mother and she was extremely thankful for the tremendous outpouring from the community.”

Dewey-Flint also noted, “According to her mother, Cammeo is still in a coma, but they have reduced the sedative so she opens her eyes one or two times a day. Her infection is gone and it is expected skin grafting will begin soon. They are hopeful of a full recovery in five or six months.”

Once again the Oswego community has bonded together to support families in need.