WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 9 Year old Rylie Gearing of West Springfield is an inspiration to children everywhere who suffer from Juvenile diabetes.
This weekend Rylie and her grandmother continued to raise money and awareness through their craft show at Grace Lutheran church in their hometown.
Rylie’s dad Jay Gearing told 22Newsin the three years the family has held fundraisers, they’ve raised and donated more than thirty three thousand dollars toward juvenile diabetes research.
The 9 year old and her grandmother Linda Lenahans had spent months creating each of the holiday themed craft items themselves.