Carolina News 14: Brothers walking cross-country for charities

By Amy Elliott | Carolina News 14 | | May 14, 2012

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. — Two brothers are walking and longboarding coast to coast to raise money for three worthy charities.

Tanner and Caleb Childs started their 3,000 mile journey to San Francisco in Wrightsville Beach Monday morning.

News 14 TV Brothers walking cross country for Semper Fi Fund
The Mount Pleasant natives plan on raising money for the Vickie S. Honeycutt Foundation which provides financial aid to educators with cancer.

Part of their funds will also benefit the Semper Fi Fund to support wounded soldiers as well as a food bank in their hometown.

They plan to be gone up to seven months, but said the support they have received from their family and friends will carry them through.

To follow the brothers on their journey or to donate to their cause, go to

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