Boys raise money in honor of brother battling cancer

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The Children's Cancer Institute at Hackensack University Medical Center is getting a big donation thanks to two young brothers from Englewood.

Max Burgida, 14, and his 12-year-old brother Aidan raised $30,000 for the Tackle Kids Cancer program.

They raised the money in honor of their 10-year-old brother Bennett, who is currently battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Bennett says it all started with GoFundMe.

"My parents and our whole family, we wrote…our paragraph, and the money just started piling in.  In three hours we raised $10,000."

The Tackle Kids Cancer program raises money for research and patient care programs at the institute.

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