MASON, Ohio - The Mason High School school color is green. However, plenty of pink could be seen in the crowd at Friday night's basketball game against Lakota East.
Mason students sold pink t-shirts to raise money for a new student-run charity called Comets Care, which raises money for Mason families who are struggling with medical hardships. The students started the group in November.
All profits raised from sales on Friday night will go to families dealing with life-changing bouts with cancer.
"All the money that we raised will go towards gift cards for Kroger and gas and things that will help those families pay for daily stresses throughout they week that they're going through," said Tori Martin, a senior at the high school and one of the event organizers.
Event organizers said the Comets Care group sold 800 t-shirts during the event, every shirt they brought with them. The group also sold 500 pink rubber bracelets
The group raised more than $6,500 during the event. Since the t-shirts and bracelets were donated, all of the proceeds will go to charity.
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