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The First Kans collected by Sarah and Shane Reif - October 1994

The First Kans collected by Sarah and Shane Reif – October 1994

About Kans for Kids

Kans for Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting children who are living with cancer. The project was developed in October 1994 by 11-year-old Sarah and 8-year-old Shane Reif of Hoisington, Kansas, to help with the medical expenses of their 10-month-old cousin, Katie.

In March of 1996, the Reifs continued their effort and became known as Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation. Since its inception, this project has raised over $500,000 by recycling aluminum cans, as well as from memorials, funds raisers, and cash donations, while assisting many children living with cancer.

Portions of the funds go directly to the Becky Nicholson/Kans for Kids Scholarship and the Jan Aylward Memorial Scholarship.

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