FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A local developer and philanthropist is dying of cancer, but he’s on a mission in his final days.READ MORE: I-Team: Bank Of America And Zelle Customers Targeted In New High-Tech Scam
Happy Baggett is using the time he has left to try to help thousands of disadvantaged children in North Texas have a better life.
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Three months ago, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Baggett said he’s hoping to raise $1 million before he dies.
Baggett and his family also set up the Happy Fund to try to secure a total of $12 million to use to improve the 24 early childhood campuses run by Child Care Associates based in Fort Worth.MORE NEWS: 'I Feel Like I'm Doing Something That Actually Matters' Says North Texas Mom Who Became Truck Driver Amid Nationwide Shortage