Natalie Michaelis memorial fund

My name is Brian, and I am setting this fund up to help raise money for my baby niece Natalie and for the Ronald McDonald house.   Natalie was only 2 weeks old when she was rushed into the university of Minnesota children's hospital icu, where she spent over 2 weeks fighting a heart condition.  She was a brave fighter, but ultimately lost the battle and passed away.  During this experience her parents (Amy and Darren) and the whole family met many supportive people along the way.  From the hospital to the Ronald McDonald house, etc...  I am trying to raise funds not only to help offset the out of pocket expenses for the medical bills, but to also raise money to donate back to the Ronald McDonald house.  I would not wish it upon my worst enemy to have to utilize there services,  but now that I have seen first hand what exactly they provide to families in crisis.  I can't help but feel the need to give back to them.   So with a donation here you will not only be helping a young family cover medical expenses,  but you will also be helping other families who will experience the same life changing event.  My family and I be very thankful for any donations,  as well as the kids of today and tomorrow who will need to spend time at the Ronald McDonald house.
  • Marcia and Bill Huls 
    • $50 
    • 71 mos
  • Evan & Arlene Welle 
    • $100 
    • 72 mos
  • Joelle Haines 
    • $40 
    • 72 mos
  • Paul and Jo-Ann Conrad 
    • $100 
    • 72 mos
  • Brent & Lorie McCarthy 
    • $20 
    • 72 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Brian Niehaus 
Amy Michaelis