HANNAH CONNAWAY MEDICAL EXPENSES

$19,902 of $20k goal

Raised by 348 people in 27 months
Wendy Jarvis Knapp   WILMINGTON, NC

Hannah Connaway 17 of Wilmington NC is fighting for her life after being brutally beaten by her boyfriend friday night and having emergency brain surgery. Hannah is in a coma at New Hanover Regional Medical Center with severe internal brain injuries and will require extensive medical treatment. Hannah is part of the 2010 graduating class of CFCI and was set to graduate and move on to the Univerity of Hawaii in the fall. The boyfriend has been charged with attempted murder,kidnapping and drug charges. Hannah served as an Azalea bell at this years Azalea festival, she is a very outgoing and beautiful young lady who needs our help with medical expenses. Please make a donation for Hannahs family no matter how large or small every donation counts. Thank you from the CFCI class of 2010 students and parents.
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Update 10
25 months ago
I would like to thank everyone who has shown their support to the Connaways , we have not met the goal but we were able to go ahead and transfer the funds raised to the Connaways and after the fees were deducted from the gofundme site , I am still happy to report that we did make a differance and will keep this page open as long as people keep sharing and donating. Hannah continues to recover from her injuries and the prayers have made that recovery possible. WE ARE HANNAH STRONG
Thanks
Wendy
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Update 9
26 months ago
Thank you to all who have shown their support to Hannah and her family. Please keep this fund growing as we are almost to the goal we set . Remember to come out and show your support for Hannah at Courts and Sports on July 5th , UFC fighter Derek Brunson will be making an appearance along with a very special suprise guest around 12pm.Registration for tournaments begin at 12pm and Lynne and the Wave take the stage at 5pm , you are guaranteed a good time with great food ,games and friends. Purchase an arm band for 5.00 and receive 10% of food purchases with the armaband fee going to the Hannah Connaway Fund. Our featured guest Sean Guerrero will take the stage at 630pm. Show the Connaways that we are HANNAH STRONG !!!!
Thanks
Wendy
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Update 8
26 months ago
Good morning, just a quick update to let everyone know that Hannah is home!!! Hannah was released from the hospital friday and will still need ongoing medical treatment and therapies but she is improving and showing she is HANNAH STRONG. Thank you for the continued prayers and support. We will be holding our concert fundraiser at Courts and Sports on July 5th , featuring Sean Guerrero and Lynne and the Wave , music starts at 5pm, UFC fighter Derek Brunson will be making an appearence and we will be having a cornhole and dodgeball tournament , please come out and show the Connaway family that this community is HANNAH STRONG... Please keep praying for Hannahs complete recovery .Please share this page with your friends and family so that we can reach our goal before saturdays event. Thank you to all those that have been praying , sharing and donating.
Thanks
Wendy
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Update 7
26 months ago
Just a quick update as I have not posted in a while. Hannah remains hospitalized but is working hard everyday with a team of therapist and doctors and continues to show progress , her doctors are amazed at the progress she has made. Hannah may get to leave the hospital later this week but will still continue with all the therapy at home. Thanks to all who showed their support at the Hannah Strong golf tournament on monday at Magnolia Greens , we still have a few more fundraisers in the works and we need to meet the goal set .

Benefit concert at Courts and Sports on July 5th featuring Sean Guerrero, Lynne and The Wave, a special appearance by UFC fighter Derek Brunson along with a cornhole and dodgeball tournament. Registration for tournaments begin at 12pm , music to start at 5 pm , you may purchase an armband for $5 at the door(100% of the armband purchase goes to the fund) and you will receive 10% off of your food orders through the day,
I still need items to be auctioned , if you can help me with that please let me know .

We also have HANNAH STRONG t-shirts for $15

All donation checks can be made out to
Hannah Connaway Fund, contact me for mailing address.
Please continue to show your support for the Connaways and let them know that our community is HANNAH STRONG.
Thank You
Wendy
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Hannah Connaway
26 months ago

Oh my gosh I cannot believe the amount of money that has been raised!! This is truly a blessing and I believe all the prayers and support are what helped me heal so fast! Thank you everyone so so so much! I can't thank you guys enough! I love you all so much! The amount of support has been overwhelming and incredible. I have read through every comment on this and cannot believe how kind everyone is. It truly is a blessing. Thank you all so so so much. I love you!

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Corey Lewis
26 months ago

My wife and I spent the day today at Courts and Sports and had the best time. We had the honor of meeting Hannah, her grandparents and her parents, not to mention all of Hannah's friends and extended family who did a tremendous job of putting this even together. If there is anything that I can help you with please let me know. It was again an honer to be a part of today's event.

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Matt Shepard
26 months ago

Please tell me the 'cornholing' event is to be done to the guy who did this.

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Mary Lamb
27 months ago

What a tragedy for everyone involved. Heavenly Father, please help this young girl make a full recovery. Bring your strength and peace down on her and her family through your Holy Spirit. Send Angels to watch over this beautiful young girl and all who love her. In Jesus' holy name we pray. Thank you God.

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M Steve Minnix
27 months ago

My heart is broken after reading this. But I hope and pray for a speedy recovery. I hope that this senseless act will make you stronger and that it will boost your resolve to conquer your dreams. Never give up!

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Michael Brown
27 months ago

I wish you well I to am trying to raise money on here to get my 5 year old out of a bad home its hard I hope you get well soon I prey for you

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Angela Woolwine
27 months ago

I am not in the position to donate however I know that the medical cost will be astronomical so I know the good lord will help you out I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers much love and prayers

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Mirelis Remigio
27 months ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with Hannah; I hope you get well. God bless you.

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Timothy Sanford New
27 months ago

saw your story at http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/05/29/north-carolina-teen-allegedly-beaten-by-boyfriend-over-tangled-fishing-lines/ i'm so sorry that your bf hurt you, a tangled line is no reason to hurt anyone, i hope you get well soon.

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Elton Mills
27 months ago

Who would want to hit a girl this pretty The dude that did that is a sicko

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DjSteve Wilkinson
27 months ago

So sorry to hear about this horrible incident my cousin lives in Wilmington and to see something like this happening there is unimagineable. My thoughts prayers and caring heart goes out to her and hope she recovers fully!

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Lisa Jones
27 months ago

You're in my thoughts and prayers. Keep fighting. You'll pull through this stronger than ever!

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Tina Nicolai Kuntz
27 months ago

When my son was 19 he sustained a serious brain injury. So I know that Hannah has a long difficult road ahead of her, but be patient and trust in God's love and you will get thru this. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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Vera Sheldon
27 months ago

Wishing you a speedy recovery!! Such a sad and senseless act! Tons of Prayers and GET WELL wishes sent your way!!

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Brian McNeel
27 months ago

I am so sorry to hear about this. I read about it online. I will be sending money within a few days. I have 2 daughters only 5 and 8 but this story moved me.

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Wendy Knapp
27 months ago

The amount of support is truly inspiring , please keep sharing , donation and praying!! If we reach the goal I will increase it again as we will keep this active until HANNAH says no more !!! We are HANNAH STRONG!!!

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Wendy Knapp
27 months ago

Thanks to all who are donating , keep praying, sharing and donating , will update on Hannah tomorrow after I see her mom , again Thanks we are HANNAH STRONG

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Leo Daniels
27 months ago

Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

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Wendy Knapp
27 months ago

Hannah is showing improvements , she woke up briefly today, don't have all the details and I don't want to post anything that is not 100% verified. Keep sharing , donating and praying

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Wendy Knapp
27 months ago

We met the 5,000 dollar goal so I have increased it to 10, please keep sharing , donating and most importantly please keep praying for Hannah! Thanks to all that are sharing, praying and donating

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$19,902 of $20k goal

Raised by 348 people in 27 months
Created May 27, 2014
Wendy Jarvis Knapp     Medical   WILMINGTON, NC
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$20
Thomas Bagley
16 months ago
CA
$50
Cari Ashbaugh
24 months ago

It was a pleasure to meet all of you when you were visiting Banner Elk. You're an amazing family and I'm praying for a full recovery for Hannah. Keep smiling sweet child!!

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Anonymous
25 months ago
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Andrew Putnam
25 months ago
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$200
Bruce Putnam
25 months ago
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$200
Gary Bannerman
26 months ago
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$100
Sophie & Abby Dutton
26 months ago
KK
$40
Kelly K
26 months ago

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$50
Steve and Lea Cosentino
26 months ago
UU
$200
UNC Athletes in Action UNC
26 months ago
Hannah Connaway
26 months ago

Oh my gosh I cannot believe the amount of money that has been raised!! This is truly a blessing and I believe all the prayers and support are what helped me heal so fast! Thank you everyone so so so much! I can't thank you guys enough! I love you all so much! The amount of support has been overwhelming and incredible. I have read through every comment on this and cannot believe how kind everyone is. It truly is a blessing. Thank you all so so so much. I love you!

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Corey Lewis
26 months ago

My wife and I spent the day today at Courts and Sports and had the best time. We had the honor of meeting Hannah, her grandparents and her parents, not to mention all of Hannah's friends and extended family who did a tremendous job of putting this even together. If there is anything that I can help you with please let me know. It was again an honer to be a part of today's event.

+ Read More
Matt Shepard
26 months ago

Please tell me the 'cornholing' event is to be done to the guy who did this.

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Mary Lamb
27 months ago

What a tragedy for everyone involved. Heavenly Father, please help this young girl make a full recovery. Bring your strength and peace down on her and her family through your Holy Spirit. Send Angels to watch over this beautiful young girl and all who love her. In Jesus' holy name we pray. Thank you God.

+ Read More
M Steve Minnix
27 months ago

My heart is broken after reading this. But I hope and pray for a speedy recovery. I hope that this senseless act will make you stronger and that it will boost your resolve to conquer your dreams. Never give up!

+ Read More
Michael Brown
27 months ago

I wish you well I to am trying to raise money on here to get my 5 year old out of a bad home its hard I hope you get well soon I prey for you

+ Read More
Angela Woolwine
27 months ago

I am not in the position to donate however I know that the medical cost will be astronomical so I know the good lord will help you out I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers much love and prayers

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Mirelis Remigio
27 months ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with Hannah; I hope you get well. God bless you.

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Timothy Sanford New
27 months ago

saw your story at http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/05/29/north-carolina-teen-allegedly-beaten-by-boyfriend-over-tangled-fishing-lines/ i'm so sorry that your bf hurt you, a tangled line is no reason to hurt anyone, i hope you get well soon.

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Elton Mills
27 months ago

Who would want to hit a girl this pretty The dude that did that is a sicko

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DjSteve Wilkinson
27 months ago

So sorry to hear about this horrible incident my cousin lives in Wilmington and to see something like this happening there is unimagineable. My thoughts prayers and caring heart goes out to her and hope she recovers fully!

+ Read More
Lisa Jones
27 months ago

You're in my thoughts and prayers. Keep fighting. You'll pull through this stronger than ever!

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Tina Nicolai Kuntz
27 months ago

When my son was 19 he sustained a serious brain injury. So I know that Hannah has a long difficult road ahead of her, but be patient and trust in God's love and you will get thru this. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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Vera Sheldon
27 months ago

Wishing you a speedy recovery!! Such a sad and senseless act! Tons of Prayers and GET WELL wishes sent your way!!

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Brian McNeel
27 months ago

I am so sorry to hear about this. I read about it online. I will be sending money within a few days. I have 2 daughters only 5 and 8 but this story moved me.

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Wendy Knapp
27 months ago

The amount of support is truly inspiring , please keep sharing , donation and praying!! If we reach the goal I will increase it again as we will keep this active until HANNAH says no more !!! We are HANNAH STRONG!!!

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Wendy Knapp
27 months ago

Thanks to all who are donating , keep praying, sharing and donating , will update on Hannah tomorrow after I see her mom , again Thanks we are HANNAH STRONG

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Leo Daniels
27 months ago

Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

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Wendy Knapp
27 months ago

Hannah is showing improvements , she woke up briefly today, don't have all the details and I don't want to post anything that is not 100% verified. Keep sharing , donating and praying

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Wendy Knapp
27 months ago

We met the 5,000 dollar goal so I have increased it to 10, please keep sharing , donating and most importantly please keep praying for Hannah! Thanks to all that are sharing, praying and donating

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