Learn how to help a Ulen teen recovering from an ATV crash 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 fundraiser to benefit Carson Fuglie will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Hitterdal (Minn.) Community Center, 101 Viking Ave. Proceeds from the barbecue dinner, silent auction, bake sale and other activities will help the family with mounting expenses related to his treatment and recovery. Carson suffered multiple injuries when he was injured in an ATV accident in September, requiring him to be airlifted to the Fairview Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis.
Learn more/give online: https://lendahandup.org/give/carson646/
Ashley Hoppe, Mapleton, N.D., wife (John), mom to McKenna (11), Madelyn (6) and Charleigh (3), was only 28 years old when her medical challenges began, requiring two surgeries to remove brain tumors. In 2020, she was diagnosed with breast cancer which became even more challenging when more brain tumors were found.
Learn more/give online: https://lendahandup.org/give/ashley647/
Karen Schmitz, wife (Paul), mom to Abigail (20) and McKenzie (17), persevered at home and work while undergoing 13 rounds of chemotherapy for breast cancer before a reaction compromised her lungs, requiring weeks of hospitalization. Resulting lost wages and insurance coverage are devastating to this family.
Learn more/Give Online: https://lendahandup.org/give/karen648/
Candy Kempel, Casselton, N.D., is a proud mom of two teenagers (Jocelyn and Isaac) who is struggling due to multiple surgeries and a full-blown intestinal rupture which resulted in extensive hospitalization. She will not be able to return to work for 4-6 months. As a single mom who just lost her own mom, she is finding it hard to provide for her family.
Learn more/Give Online: https://lendahandup.org/give/candy649/