"I think it's really important that people that are affected by cancer know that there people out there that want to help and want to do something even though we have never been in their shoes and we don't know exactly what to do. We're still here beside them trying to help," Hughes said.
Hughes lost two grandparents to cancer. She says as a child she didn't fully understand the disease.
But now Hughes is using the 4K for Cancer as an opportunity to take action.
She is hosting a spaghetti dinner and fundraiser at Firefly on Monday, May 9. That event goes until 8 p.m.
Hughes hopes to raise a total of $5,000 for 4K for Cancer.
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