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Feb 19, 2016 6:28 PM

Fundraiser to be held for UNH student battling cancer

HAMPTON - A fundraiser will be held for a University of New Hampshire student battling cancer.

According to, Danny Dion, 21 of Hampton was diagnosed last summer with nonseminoma testicular cancer which later returned and spread to his lung.

Dion's sister-in-law Shannon Malcuit is holding a fundraiser scheduled for March 11 at the Ashworth by the Sea Hotel in Hampton and will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The fundraiser will include a DJ, a cash bar, raffles and an auction, with prizes that include Boston Bruins tickets, ski passes and more.

With expected medical bills totaling $30,000, Dion has already received some donations via a GoFundMe page, which according to, had raised $28,305 as of Thursday afternoon.

For anyone who would like to donate a raffle item or purchase a ticket to attend, email or contact Malcuit at (781) 249-7825.

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