Christensen’s, St. George News team up for Kisses for Kycie fundraising event

ST. GEORGE — The St. George community is mourning the loss of Kycie Terry, a 5-year-old girl who passed away Saturday after a valiant struggle with complications due to undiagnosed Type 1 Diabetes.

To help the Terry family with funeral and medical expenses as well as raise awareness for Type 1 Diabetes, Christensen’s Department Store has teamed up with St. George News for the “Kisses for Kycie” fundraising event.

Monday through Sunday at all three Christensen’s locations, shop for a cause by purchasing a $25 gift card, valid on all merchandise, and 20 percent of the card’s purchase price will be donated to “Kisses for Kycie.”

Gift cards will be valid until Dec. 31, 2015.

Cash and credit card donations will also be accepted and 100 percent of the donations will go toward the cause.

Example of the gift card sold for the Kisses at the Kycie fundraiser to be held at Christensen's Department Stores | Photo courtesy of Christensen's Department Store, St. George News
Example of the gift card sold for the Kisses at the Kycie fundraiser to be held at Christensen’s Department Stores | Photo courtesy of Christensen’s Department Store, St. George News

READ: Kycie Jai Terry obituary


Event recap

  • What: Fundraising efforts for the Terry family, Type 1 Diabetes awareness
  • When: July 13-19
  • Where: All Christensen’s Department Store locations | St. George, 761 S. Bluff St. | Cedar City, 984 S. Main Street | Richfield, 39 N. Main Street
  • Additional information: Cash or credit card donations will also be accepted during the fundraising period. Purchased gift cards will be valid through Dec. 31, 2015

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