Nearly $4,000 were raised Sunday for a local nonprofit helping children with a Genetic Disorder. 10-year-old Tyler Plunkard of Windber has Neurofibromatosis, also called “NF.” The nonprofit “Team Tyler” was created in his honor.
On Sunday, they hosted their Second Annual “Unlock the Door to NF” fundraising event for NF. Participants had a photo taken “Locked Up” behind a door and they had to raise at least $500 in order to be “Set Free.” Misty & Tyler Plunkard saying: “Tyler was diagnosed with NF the day before his first birthday. So this is one way of giving back.” “I just want to raise money to help kids that have NF like me, so they can get better and get out there and do things.”