A big crowd is expected this Friday evening, March 16, for the final bidding and awarding of “Baskets of Hope” to benefit two-year-old Cooper Jack DeWitt of Albion.
Cooper, son of Justin and Jenni DeWitt, was diagnosed with leukemia in February and is undergoing treatment at Children’s Hospital in Omaha.
A total of 179 baskets had been donated to the fund-raising project as of March 12.
Final bidding will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at The J Sports Bar and Grill in Albion. The J will donate a portion of its proceeds on Frdiay to the fund drive. Basket winners will be announced starting at 8 p.m.