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Muscular Dystrophy Concert at Southridge High School

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KENNEWICK, Wash--  Just in time for the holidays, a number of Kamiakin High School students are helping raise money for muscular dystrophy. 

The students put on a "hope and help" benefit concert and wreath auction at Southridge High School.  Each ticket cost $15, and organizers say they sold over 300. 

All the proceeds from the event go to local muscular dystrophy research and will help send a number of kids living with muscular dystrophy to summer camp.

"We're definitely excited about helping these kids out because they work really hard and so do their families," says Jaime Mahoney, one of the student organizers.  "We're really happy to get a chance to help them, and every little bit of money goes to them and helps them out."

Mahoney says her team of classmates only had six weeks to plan the concert.  She says it was a bit stressful, but well worth it.