(FOX 2) – Runners will be taking off in Wixom on Saturday morning for the city’s Derby Days celebration and this year a portion of the entrance fees will be donated to an organization who spreads the healing power of horses.
Camp Casey started in Michigan in 2004, bringing horses right to the houses of children with cancer or rare blood disorders.
“Camp Casey has several programs that we offer but our most famous and unique is called Horsey House Calls, and this is where we take a horse to the homes of kids who probably can’t leave home, or maybe they’re in a health situation where they can’t go to camp like their peers. We bring camp right to their doorstep,” said Molly Reeser, founder and executive director of Camp Casey.
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