Lee Memorial Health System Foundation announced that more than $165,000 was raised at the recent Bonita Bay Celebrity Tennis Tournament. Proceeds from the event will benefit Barbara’s Friends, an organization that raises funds for The Children’s Hospital Cancer Unit.  Barbara Haskell, who lost her life at the young age of 32 to breast cancer, is the inspiration and spirit behind her namesake, Barbara’s Friends. After a four-year battle with her illness, Barbara marveled at the bravery of children with cancer. After her passing, her parents Betty and Frank Haskell helped make her wish to help children come true by establishing Barbara’s Friends.

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Lee Memorial Health System Foundation announced that more than $165,000 was raised at the recent Bonita Bay Celebrity Tennis Tournament. Proceeds from the event will benefit Barbara’s Friends, an organization that raises funds for The Children’s Hospital Cancer Unit. Barbara Haskell, who lost her life at the young age of 32 to breast cancer, is the inspiration and spirit behind her namesake, Barbara’s Friends. After a four-year battle with her illness, Barbara marveled at the bravery of children with cancer. After her passing, her parents Betty and Frank Haskell helped make her wish to help children come true by establishing Barbara’s Friends.

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