Fundraisers were planned to support Luna’s Helping Hands – The News Herald

There are two critical fundraisers underway for Luna’s Helping Hands, each playing a critical role in supporting the nonprofit’s mission. Despite the challenges of fighting leukemia, Luna’s Helping Hands founder Dakota Luna remains steadfast in his commitment to the nonprofit’s mission.

Luna, the CEO and founder of Luna’s Helping Hands, was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2021. Recently readmitted to the hospital, his “short-term” prognosis does not diminish his dedication to helping others. Luna’s Helping Hands supports programs that address social issues, help those in need and promote fitness initiatives.

“Despite being sick, I still want my legacy to live on, so we have scheduled our next fundraising show with Superior Championship Wrestling on May 3,” he said. “I hope I make it there. If not, God needed me, but the show still goes on. That’s why I have people in place so that my legacy can continue to bring positive change to my hometown. I just want to create an event that people can do as a family.”

In addition, a local pizzeria has planned a fundraising dinner to raise money to ease Luna’s financial burden.

The events are:

• May 3 – Luna’s Helping Hands hosts its next show with Superior Championship Wrestling. “Spring Fall Out” takes place at the Lincoln Park Bandshell, 3240 Ferris Avenue, Lincoln Park. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $30 Ringside VIP, $20 general admission and $15 student.

• May 19 – Vito’s Pizzeria hosts a spaghetti dinner for Dakota Luna, the founder of Luna’s Helping Hands, and his family. The event takes place from
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Tickets are $20, and the menu includes spaghetti, salad, breadsticks and soft drinks. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and other prizes. Vito’s is located at 3962 Fort Street in Lincoln Park.

“Financial stability has become a hurdle, but we have always found a way to stay true to our mission. For everyone who can attend these events, your presence is invaluable. I look forward to seeing you there,” said Luna.

(Photo courtesy of Luna's Helping Hands)
(Photo courtesy of Luna’s Helping Hands)