‘Bongiorno Blast’ Raises $68K For Cancer-Stricken Family

‘Bongiorno Blast’ Raises $68K For Cancer-Stricken Family

“Just to see them all there, it was beautiful. It was like a huge family reunion that I wish we could have been there for,” said John Bongiorno, a former Northport resident who was diagnosed with cancer within weeks of his wife, Michele. The two are now being treated at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

To help pay for the family’s $4,000 in monthly medical bills, members of the Northport Yacht Club held a fundraiser on Saturday, raising $68,000. More 350 people turned out for the event at St. Philip Neri Parish Center.

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