Haunt for a Cure Supports Breast Cancer Research | NBC 7 San Diego

Haunt for a Cure Supports Breast Cancer Research

A San Diego teenager is using an annual Halloween tradition to scare away breast cancer



    A 14-year-old from Sabre Springs is turning his backyard haunted house into a fundraiser for breast cancer research. NBC 7’s Greg Bledsoe and Megan Tevrizian have the details. (Published Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014)

    Your family may go all out with Halloween decorations, but probably nothing like Caleb Serban-Lawler’s.

    Every Halloween for the past six years, the Sabre Springs family has transformed its backyard into a land of horrors that rivals any commercial haunted house.

    “We spend almost all the month of October working on it,” said Caleb, 14.

    Last year, Caleb decided to take the annual Halloween tradition to the next level.

    “My (tumbling) coach’s mom just passed from breast cancer just as I was trying to decide what theme we were going to go for this year with the haunted house,” Caleb said.

    That’s how Haunt for a Cure was born.

    In 2013, some 500 people visited Caleb’s haunted backyard and donated $3,400 for breast cancer research.

    This year’s haunted house will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1 at 13479 Cool Lake Way in Sabre Springs. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

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