Annual Blarney Breakfast raises more than $50,000

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WICHITA, Kan. — More than $50,000 was raised for Rainbows United, Inc. during the 39th annual Blarney Breakfast.

The proceeds raised benefit children from birth to the age of 21 with special needs served through Rainbows' Targeted Case Management Program.

During the event, there was also a presentation of equipment to Rainbows' families. Part of the proceeds from the event were joined by funds provided through Children's Miracle Network at Via Christi Health to provide specialized equipment for several Rainbows' children.

"It was wonderful to be able to provide these specialized items to several Rainbows' children as part of this year's event," said Deb Voth, President.

About $52,500 in net proceeds was raised and more than 700 people attended.

"It's a great event bringing the public, businesses and celebrities together to support children with special needs," said Margaret Shook, event Chair, Chi Epsilon Chapter ESA.

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