Boy undergoing treatment for Cystic fibrosis collects money for homeless

A boy undergoing treatment for Cystic fibrosis at St. Christopher's Hospital isn't thinking about himself when it comes to his Christmas wish list. He is raising money for the homeless.

Javian, 7, of Reading, takes on the battle every single day and so does his sisters who also have Cystic fibrosis. The progressive disease limits Javian's ability to breathe. The average life expectancy for someone with Cystic fibrosis is 44 years old.

While in the hospital, Javian wrote a letter to Santa asking him and his elves to help the homeless.

"I feel bad they don't have homes and some don't have family," Javien said.

The little fighter hopes to raise $1,000 for Opportunity House, whose mission is to change lives by educating, housing, feeding and empowering people to stand on their own feet.  

If you wish to help, please visit the Opportunity House website.


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