Fundraiser for Westbrook Little League player

WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Saturday Little League teams in Westbrook came out to show support to a local boy suffering from cancer.

6-year-old Derek Beck is fighting brain cancer, and he threw out the opening pitch at the beginning of the day. Local baseball officials decided to help out the Beck family with the hospital bills by putting on a fundraiser.

Businesses in the area donated money and goods for a silent auction. All proceeds from the concession are going to the Beck family.

Derek's father spoke about how grateful he is to be a part of the supportive community.

The games were played until 9:00 Saturday night. The goal was to raise $7,000 dollars.


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