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Caring for Caroline: Time to give!

$25,325 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 263 people in 2 months
Created March 21, 2018
As most of you know, for over half a century Caroline Paton, along with her late husband, Sandy, has brought music and joy to thousands through performances, special gatherings and sales of traditional and contemporary folk recordings on Folk Legacy Records.  

Now Caroline, at age 85, is facing new medical challenges and expenses. At this time, she is no longer able to live on her beloved Sharon Mt. hilltop home. She is healthy but has limited mobility.  We can make her present circumstances much better and bring her well-deserved comfort with our generous donations. With our financial support she will be able to have a vastly improved quality of life.   Sadly, songs will not be enough.
Your donations will be used for care-giver relief, transportation, delivery of meals, and medical care not covered by insurance.

For more information, contact Jackie Reizes or Sally Rogers by Messenger on their Facebook page.
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Well, we've done it! Thanks to the last donation from the Portable Folk Festival and the Sounding Board Coffeehouse in Hartford, we've broken the $25,000 goal!! So you won't be hearing from us for this GoFundMe campaign anymore. We are so proud of all of you supporters of Caroline Paton and Folk Legacy Records. I know Caroline and her family will use these funds wisely to keep Caroline well taken care of. Thank you all! Thank you!
Thank you!
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We're not done yet! But we have reached $21, 459 of our goal of $25,000. Please pass this GoFundMe pledge on through your own facebook pages as well as any email lists you have. We can do this for our mentor and friend, Caroline Paton!
H. Mitchell, Sandy,Caroline, E Trickett
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Jackie, Howie and I met Caroline Paton at the Bull's Bridge Inn last night for an Irish Session led by her son, David. She led "It's a Pleasure to Know You" by Karl Williams. She's still singing strong, even though she's frail and in a wheel chair. To help support her respite care and medical expenses not covered by Medicare, go to https://www.gofundme.com/caring-for-caroline-time-to-give. Caroline and Sandy Paton started Folk legacy Records 50 years ago and got so many of us started in folk music. Time to give back!
Caroline singing yesterday at the Tavern
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Thank you all! Here's "For All the Good People" by Ken Hicks, sung by Sandy Paton and Friends. This is a thank you for all the good people who touched up our lives!
For All the Good People: Sandy w/friends
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$25,325 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 263 people in 2 months
Created March 21, 2018
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$16
Catherine Paton
6 days ago
BD
$200
bill and dot devoti
9 days ago
SA
$100
Scott Alarik
11 days ago
SR
$125
Sally Rogers
21 days ago
MV
$5
michael vitelli
26 days ago
BS
$100
Bill Schilling
26 days ago
GS
$100
Gene Sestero
1 month ago
JP
$200
John & Fiona Patterson
1 month ago
BM
$50
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