Learn how to help a mother fighting breast cancer and other ways to Lend A Hand Up this week
Check out our weekly list of new fundraisers and benefits from Lend A Hand Up, a nonprofit crowdfunding site that adds a 20% boost to online donations.
Upcoming fundraising events:
A "Kick the Schmitz out of Cancer" fundraiser to benefit Karen Schmitz will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Leonard (North Dakota) Country Club. Proceeds from the free-will food offering, silent auction, bacon raffle and online fundraiser will help with medical costs due to Karen's treatment for stage 3 breast cancer.
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A fundraiser to benefit Ashley Hoppe will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Dec. 3 at Hagge's Bar & Grill in Mapleton, North Dakota. Proceeds from the benefit and her online fundraiser will help with expenses related to Ashley's treatment for breast cancer and her upcoming surgery to remove four new brain tumors.
Learn more/give online: https://lendahandup.org/give/carson646/
Holiday Hand Up, a year-end giving event hosted by Lend A Hand, is going on now through Dec. 15. Donations made online or by check to LAHU Holiday Hand Up will be distributed to help all active fundraisers, providing a way for individuals and businesses to help many families through one tax-deductible gift. The first $10,000 raised will be matched through the generosity of the Alex Stern Family Foundation and Gateway Chevrolet.
Learn more/give online: https://lendahandup.org/give/holiday-hand-up/
Ben Gaboury, West Fargo, husband (Stephanie) and father to Aubrie (14) and Jack (5), was diagnosed with grade 3 brain cancer in May. Following radiation, he will receive chemotherapy for six months. He does not qualify for disability so the loss of income, travel/lodging, and medical expenses are making it tough for this family.
Learn More/Give Online: https://lendahandup.org/give/ben650/
Eric Bunnell, Fargo, husband (Alison), has undergone two surgeries and aggressive chemotherapy since his diagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma in July. He will begin months of radiation treatment in December, which will further increase the substantial financial burden of this young couple.
Learn More/Give Online: https://lendahandup.org/give/eric651/
Lend A Hand Up is a 501c3 nonprofit subsidiary of Dakota Medical Foundation. Gifts raised through Lend A Hand Up’s giving site increase in value by 20% to help area families experiencing hardship due to a health issue, recent loss of life, or traumatic event. To start a Lend A Hand Up fundraiser or support one, go to www.lendahandup.org or call 701.356.2661