Louisville firefighter diagnosed with cancer gets help from community

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Louisville firefighter is getting help from the community in his fight against cancer.

This month, Sgt. Tim Groft was diagnosed with stage IV esophageal cancer. A fellow firefighter started an online fundraiser to help Groft, who is a single father, cover his medical bills.

The original goal was to collect $4 thousand, but the generous community has raise more than four times that amount already.

Sgt. Groft said he is overwhelmed by the support and is forever grateful.

If you would like to donate visit www.youcaring.com/tim-groft-635445.


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