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'Come Together for Abigayle' an event created for young girl battling cancer set for June

A Waterloo man created the event to help the family of the girl cover the costs of treatment
Abigayle Lobsinger
From GoFundMe page

Abigayle Lobsinger is a seven-year-old girl who was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma four years ago. 

The Lobsinger family has recently run into unexpected costs after the Ontario Government changed the OHIP Plus Plan

Ed Ringwald, who is a resident of Waterloo and the organizer of "Come Together for Abigayle" said he was inspired to create the event when he read her story. 

"I really don't have a connection with Abigayle and her family, "I saw the story on the news, and it just broke my heart so much that I had to something for her."

"We're all so lucky when we have our health and everything, and I thought boy we need to do something for Abigayle. Being a musician in the community all my life, I thought maybe we could pull together a concert and do something special for the little girl." he added.

Many people have already offered there expertise for the event. "I am just so proud of our community for coming together and supporting this little girl, especially our music community."

The event will include musical acts, food, an auction and many other exciting surprises. 

Music talents include: Jamie Warren, Stacey Lee Guse, Gary Cain Band, Group Therapy & OCD Horns, Fred Hale & Blackwater Trio, Thorn & Roses, Michael Warren, Top Pocket, Twas Now, Carry On - The Music of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and Steve Hogg and Mark Wilms of the Lulu's Roadhouse Band. 

The event is will be hosted at Maxwell's Concerts and Events in Waterloo on June 22nd starting at 2 p.m.



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