Community fundraiser for Gus Smith is June 5

Gus Smith

Gus Smith

A benefit for 12-year-old Gus Smith of Falcon Heights will be held Sunday, June 5, 12-4 p.m., at Joy of the People, 890 Cromwell Ave., St. Anthony Park.

Gus has been diagnosed with stage four Hodgkin’s lymphoma. All proceeds from the event will go toward helping Gus’s family with medical bills and expenses.

The fundraiser will include a lunch of roast pig, brisket, vegan sloppy joes, beverages and sweets, along with live music and a DJ, and a silent auction. Suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for kids.

For more information or to donate to the fundraiser, go to To donate to the silent auction, contact To volunteer, contact

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