Source: Sherman Publications

Ruby Ball raises over $46,000 at event

May 16, 2012

The community gave a healthy boost to Helping Hearts Helping Hands, May 5 at Deer Lake Athletic Club.

The grand total donated during the non-profit group's Ruby Ball fund raiser was $46,400.15, with more expected from people unable to attend.

"We are blown away by this grand total and we are so thankful to have raised so much in one night," said Erica Cale of Clarkston, founder of the mission. "We brought in almost $10,000 more than last year's event."

She created Helping Hearts two years ago after graduating from Clarkston High School to help children in need in Honduras. For more information, check