AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University has been named a finalist school by Camp Kesem as a potential site for one of the organization's newest chapters.

Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. A program of Kesem, Camp Kesem operates over 100 free summer camps in 42 states for children ages 6 to 18 who have been touched by a parent’s cancer.

Starting January 28 the public will be invited to vote once daily until February 1 for their favorite new chapter finalists at New chapters will be selected from the 12 finalists and announced on February 6.

Students who would like to get involved or who would like more information can contact project coordinator Claire Rose at