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Franklin Co. woman raising money for reward fund for missing mother Heather Hodges

ROCKY MOUNT, VA -

It has been nearly a year since young mother, Heather Hodges, was reported missing from her Rocky Mount home.

While the investigation continues, a Rocky Mount woman is working with the community to establish a reward fund for the case.

Cheryl Pagans has been working with the community to raise money for the fund, which so far adds up to more than $400.

"I feel with reward money, it may make somebody talk, that may know something," said Pagans.

Pagans is selling t-shirts to raise money, she has also held a yard sale and is working on a community event.

"All my efforts are geared towards her daughter having closure and her family having closure," said Pagans.

The event will be held April 6, the week of the one year anniversary of Hodges appearance. It will be held at 145 Gap Gate Road, in Callaway, starting at 3 p.m. There will be a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, games and activities for adults and kids.

A website has also been set up to raise money for the fund. Pagans said her goal is to raise at least $1,000 by the one year anniversary.

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