For the love of his friend, six-year-old Ryan McGuire set out to make a difference and raise money to fight cancer.
He has done so after his kindergarten classmate, Danny Nickerson, recently died from a rare kind of brain tumor.
“I really liked him, he was really nice to talk to, and I really want to help other people that have cancer,” Ryan told TODAY.com of his friend.
McGuire will play 100 holes of golf in one day at the MGA Links course in Norton, Mass. on June 17 in memory of Nickerson.
According to his fundraising page, McGuire has set his goal to $15,000. And so far, he has already received over $10,000.
All the money raised will go towards the research of Nickerson’s doctor, Dr. Mark Kiernan, at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
McGuire’s ambitious goal is part of a fundraising event hosted by Golf Fights Cancer, a non-profit group where his mother, Cheryl, is the program director.
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