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Area schools support Kruz’n for a Kure Foundation with a hat day fundraiser

The nonprofit Kruz’n for a Kure Foundation is hoping to raise money through local schools’ participation in KFK Hat Day. On Tuesday, February 5, students and teachers will be able to donate $1 to wear a hat during school.

It’s all to support a special person named Kruz who will be having a medical procedure on Tuesday. Kruz is receiving stem cell donations from his mother to prepare for a kidney transplant.

Kyle and Jessica Davenport began sharing their children’s medical journey after their son Kruz and daughter Paizlee were both diagnosed with Schimke Immuno-osseous Dysplasia, a rare form of dwarfism. It can cause kidney failure, a risk of stroke, and heart disease.

“Every day’s a battle but we’re fighting for them,” Jessica told Jerry Hayes in 2016

Area schools participating in the fundraiser:

  • Muscle Shoals City Schools 

  • Colbert County Schools

  • Russellville City Schools

  • Haleyville City Schools

  • Tuscumbia City Schools

  • Harlan Elementary School

  • Sweden Elementary School

  • Forest Hills Elementary School

  • Brooks High School

  • Brooks Elementary School

  • Covenant Christian

  • Kids of the Kingdom in Center Star

  • LE Willson Elementary – Sheffield

  • Waterloo High School

  • Threadgill Primary – Sheffield

  • Lexington High School K-12

  • Sheffield High School

  • Belgreen High School

  • Rogers High School K-12

  • Lauderdale County High School K-12

  • Vina Elementary & High School

  • Hatton Elementary & High School

  • Phil Campbell K-12

  • GW Trenholm – Tuscumbia

  • East Franklin Junior High

  • Challenger Elementary & Middle School in Huntsville

  • Underwood Elementary

  • Tharptown Elementary

  • Tharptown High School

  • Legacy Christian Academy

  • Red Bay High School PreK-12

  • East Lawrence Elementary School

  • Deshler Middle School

  • Lewis County Intermediate School

  • Moulton Elementary

  • Moulton Middle

  • Mars Hill Bible School

  • Central School

  • St. Joseph Catholic School

  • Phillips Elementary and High School

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