Aventura, Fla. (NBC6) –
South Florida students at the Aventura City of Excellence School were fundraising for pediatric cancer research today. The students held a car wash on their campus. The school will donate all of the funds raised at the event to The Blake Vince Payne Star Fund. The fund provides grants to pediatric scientists for pediatric brain cancer research. The fund is currently focused on finding a cure for pineoblastoma; the rare and aggressive form of brain cancer that took René’s two year old son, Blake’s life.