Keegan Small and Nolan Sievert presented a cheque to the B.C. Cancer foundation for more than $5,000 after selling lavender bunches as a fundraiser.  (Photo contributed)                                Keegan Small and Nolan Sievert presented the B.C. Cancer foundation a cheque for more than $5,000 last week after selling lavender bunches as a fundraiser for the organization. (Photo contributed)

Keegan Small and Nolan Sievert presented a cheque to the B.C. Cancer foundation for more than $5,000 after selling lavender bunches as a fundraiser. (Photo contributed) Keegan Small and Nolan Sievert presented the B.C. Cancer foundation a cheque for more than $5,000 last week after selling lavender bunches as a fundraiser for the organization. (Photo contributed)

Lavender lads fundraiser ends with a flourish

Metchosin teens finish deeply personal fundraiser

Keegan Small and Nolan Sievert raised $5,789.45 for the B.C. Cancer Foundation.

The two Metchosin teens, who were inspired by programs they were involved in through Brookes Shawningan Lake School, harvested lavender from the family property, which they sold in small bundles in downtown Victoria at the end of July.

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Although they originally set a modest goal of a few hundred dollars, a gofundme.com campaign and a donation from Bronte Heights Development helped boost the total they handed over to the B.C. Cancer Agency last week.

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