Fun Run Benefit for Raquel Valdez

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LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Several members of the community are hoping the kindness of strangers can help lift the spirits of a seven-year-old battling liver cancer.

This weekend, friends of Raquel Valdez are inviting folks to come out and support “Team Raquel” in her fight against cancer.

The run calls for anyone with a motorcycle or a car to join the cause.

After participants register they will then caravan throughout town to show Valdez’s she is not alone in her battle.

The benefit will help raise money to cover medical expenses for the Valdez family.

The fun run will kick off at one on Saturday at Classic Tavern.

Registration is still open for anyone who would like to join.

Participants will also have the opportunity to win several door prizes.