Fundraiser this weekend for Love Michaela Foundation

Love Michaela Foundation

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - There's a fundraiser this weekend for a foundation named for a woman who died from leukemia two months ago.

Lorie Converse and Cyd Converse formed The Love Michaela Foundation in honor of their friend, Michaela Dietterich, who died in November.

They formed the foundation to help local families going through their own battles with cancer.

Watch the video for their interview on 7 News This Morning.

Michaela was a huge Syracuse basketball fan, so they're holding a pregame event on Saturday they're calling "Go Orange for Kay."

It's from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 18 at Time Wrap Tavern in Watertown. Tickets are $25.

There will be a breakfast bar and bottomless beverages.

You can learn more at

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