Toby Keith presents donation to hospital

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Country music star Toby Keith has presented a check for $500,000 to the Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City for renovation of an oncology unit.

The money was raised by Ally's House, a charity Keith helped start four years ago to help children with cancer and their families.

Keith and some young people got the project going Wednesday by using sledgehammers against a wall that's being torn down to make way for the renovation.

The project will create a playroom, a family resource room, a room for infusion treatments and a palliative care area for treating patients at the end of their lives.

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