Rocky Mountain rugby team hosts clothing drive to raise money for mother battling cancer MERIDIAN PRESS STAFF email@example.com Nov 2, 2015 (…) Submitted Shawna Bishop of Meridian is surrounded by family and friends in her hospital bed. Bishop was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer in June of 2014. The Rocky Mountain High School boys rugby team members are rallying to raise money for their teammates' mother, Shawna Bishop, who is battling stage IV ovarian cancer.The team is asking for donations of gently used clothing, shoes, towels, stuffed animals, hats, linens, blankets, drapes, purses and belts. These items will be swapped for cash from Clothes for the Cause, a fundraising company that collects clothes in exchange for cash.To lend a hand, drop off your donations at 851 N. Hickory Ave. Suite 107, Meridian, between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. now through Friday. × Advertisement On Saturday, donations can be made from 3 to 4 p.m. at Rocky Mountain High School, 5450 N. Linder Road.According to information provided by Clothes for the Cause, Bishop was diagnosed on June 23, 2014. At that point, the cancer had already spread to her liver. Since then, the cancer has spread to her lower spine and brain stem, despite four rounds of chemotherapy.Bishop currently is at home with family and the help of United Hospice. She is married to Mike Bishop, and they have four children: Mikie, 20; Zane, 17; TJ, 15; and Lexy, 11. All three boys played or currently play for Nakahi Rugby and Rocky Mountain High School rugby teams. Mikie is a current student and athlete at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, where he also plays rugby. Both Zane and TJ play rugby for Rocky Mountain.For more information, contact the local Clothes for the Cause event planner, Angelina Ball, at (208) 571-4664, or visit clothesforthecausefundraising.com. More from this section Meridian ranked 13th nationwide for population growth in 2016 Posted: 11:39 a.m. Seattle Seahawks' Doug Baldwin to visit Victory Middle Posted: 10:44 a.m. Dog of the Week: Marty Posted: May 26, 2017 10 schools get grant for suicide, violence and bullying prevention Posted: May 25, 2017 Boise Hawks to hold National Anthem auditions June 7 Posted: May 25, 2017 Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Meridian Press Read the latest edition of the Meridian Press in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere. Issues prior to August 18, 2016 YouReport This is your chance to be the reporter. Tell us what's going on with you, your kids, and your community. Share your child's latest achievements, talk about that pothole that never gets fixed, or just speak your mind on what is happening in your community. Submit Your Articles Share the news that is important to you and your community. Post articles about local events, sports teams, community organizations, and more! Submit Your Photos Do you have a great local photo that you want to share with the world? Add it here!