(CBS DETROIT) – A Panera fundraising event has been set up in honor of Colton Teicher, a local young adult in need of a bone marrow transplant.
The event is planned for Thursday, April 15, at the Panera Bread at 30955 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48973.READ MORE: State Investigating Common Carp Deaths In Oakland County Lake
To support the Panera fundraiser, visit panera.com to order online, and use the code PRFUND. The ordering time is from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and 20% of the proceeds will go to COTA for Colton.
Colton is a 22-year-old who was diagnosed with Chronic Granulomatous Disease.READ MORE: Detroit Greenway Named In Honor Of Former Mayor Archer
He is listed for a bone marrow transplant at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
Funds are being raised for COTA, which is the Children’s Organ Transplant Association.
COTA is a national charity based in Bloomington, Indiana, to help communities raise money for transplant-related expenses.MORE NEWS: 15-Year-Old Boy Died While Swimming In A Detroit Canal
Volunteers aim to raise $50,000 for COTA in honor of Colton so that he has funds to help with transplant-related expenses throughout his life.