Andrew Westrope/The Placer Herald Friends and family stand by Granite Oaks Middle School teacher Shannon Maveety, who inspired them all to support her family through a long battle with cancer. Maveety was sent home from hospice last month after several rounds of chemotherapy, and many students who remembered her have organized fundraisers for her family.
Andrew Westrope/The Placer Herald Haley Caddow stands with her former teacher, Shannon Maveety, Maveety’s two sons, T.J. and Marcus, and husband, Tyler, at a fundraiser for the Maveety family in Rocklin last Tuesday. All proceeds from Caddow’s support group, “Team Shannon,” go toward a fund to pay for the boys’ education and school programs in the future.
Andrew Westrope/The Placer Herald Kimberly London, left, Brooke Sutton and Samantha London sell a t-shirt to Rocklin resident Shannon Laurin at a fundraiser at The Pizza Place in Rocklin last Tuesday. Several students and friends organized the fundraiser for Granite Oaks English teacher Shannon Maveety, who is battling soft tissue sarcoma, through a “Team Shannon” Facebook page that has garnered 392 likes and more than 18,000 views and shares.
Andrew Westrope/The Placer Herald Kimberly London, left, Roxi Caddow and Haley Caddow set up shop at The Pizza Place in Rocklin last Tuesday to raise money with pizza and t-shirt sales to donate to the family of middle school English teacher Shannon Maveety. The group sold 140 t-shirts in the first four days of online sale.
Andrew Westrope/The Placer Herald Team Shannon sells t-shirts to Julie and Grace Stuber and Lisa Hayes to raise money for the family of Shannon Maveety, a Granite Oaks Middle School teacher with soft tissue sarcoma. Event organizer Haley Caddow is tentatively planning a picnic for the end of April.
"Team Shannon" gathers for a t-shirt fundraiser in Rocklin to support Granite Oaks Middle School teacher Shannon Maveety, who is battling breast cancer.