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Colts host ‘Haunted Runway’ fashion show for dozens of kids fighting cancer

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH)–  The Indianapolis Colts brought in a new way to celebrate Halloween with the community on October 28, 2019.

They teamed up with A Kid Again to host the “Haunted Runway” fashion show.  The effort supports young people battling cancer as part of the NFL’s #CrucialCatch. It’s a campaign that supports raising awareness and funding to people fighting all types of cancer.

A Kid Again Executive Director, Katie Pappas, talks about what it means to help families create a lasting memory with the Colts players.

“That’s what A Kid Again is all about bringing families together, having fun and making a memory together,” Pappas said. “We are so honored to be partnering with the Colts and couldn’t be more thankful to them.”

The team held the event at the Colts’ Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center and many of the players like T.Y. Hilton, Eric Ebron, Darius Leonard and many more shared the runway with 25 kids who have battled cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett helped emcee the event and also joined Colts teammates in costume to walk the runway.

One of the parents, Sarah McWhorter, talked with All In‘s Randall Newsome about how special this event is to she and her son Aiden who, like the other kids, are fighting life-threatening illness.

“We’re just happy to be able to get out of the house and the hospital and do something fun,” McWhorter said. “It’s just nice to have a safe place to be able to have fun and make memories.”

Watch here on our Facebook Live as the players and kids get warmed up on the runway for the fashion show.

For more information on the different projects the team has been a part of with their Colts Community Mondays click here.


Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.