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Benefit helps pay for stem cell transplant for local teen
WHITEWATER TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) -- Supporters came together for a woman battling a rare disease.
Local 12 News first introduced viewers to Kayla Pounds. The 22-year-old suffers from a neurological disorder known as "Stiff Person Syndrome." Her muscles lock up and make it hard to get around.
A stem cell transplant could help her life return to normal. But it costs hundreds of thousands of dollars. So her father's co-workers at the Hamilton County Communications Center organized a fundraiser for her Saturday, August 9 at the Woodlands in Whitewater Township.
CLICK HERE for Deb Dixon's story on Kayla Pounds.
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