Artwork for chicken lovers displayed at the Fair. Photo by Becky Foster

KINGMAN – The Kingman Cancer Care Unit’s (KCCU) Annual Arts and Crafts Fair and raffle held Saturday and Sunday was well attended.  The fair and raffle is the major fundraiser annually for the group, which was formed in 1975 and is a 501(c)(3) organization.  Their goal is to provide assistance to Kingman area residents in their fight against cancer.

Suellen Stewart poses with her Diamond Painting artwork. Photo by Becky Foster

This past year KCCU provided $93,313.00 in assistance to patients in need, up from last year’s $75,578.00   Assistance includes medicine, rent, utilities, travel and lodging, medical equipment and miscellaneous expenses.  All the money that is raised remains in Mohave County except for $2,000.00 which goes to the University of Arizona for cancer research each year. More information is available at their website: kingmancancercareunit.com or by calling 928-530-2644.

Becky Foster

Phyliss Eaton assists Sue Snell with placing raffle ticket stubs in the receptacle for the drawing for prizes which include $500 and $250 cash, original Doris Lightwine painting and many others. Photo by Becky Foster