Gilliam Family Fund

Dear Friends,

I have known Kim (then Jones - now Gilliam) since we worked together at Touchstone back in the early 2000's and have had the pleasure of being friends as she met her amazing husband, Kevin, and welcomed their daughter, Cameron. Last year was an incredible leap as they created their dream - Frolick Dogs - and started to build their future together.

Five weeks ago Kevin developed an infection in his spine that has taken him to three hospitals. He has had one spinal surgery and needs several more to help regain the use of his legs. Even in the best case scenario it going to take a long time for him to recover. When I saw him last night he was in good spirits, but as you can imagine, this has put tremendous strain on the family and their business.

Kevin's brother has been helping Kim with her 12+ hour/7days a week shifts at Frolick. Friends and family have helped care for Cam during this tough time. Many of you have been involved in helping at the store, bringing food and giving hugs. Keep it coming!

One additional thing I think that could really make a difference would be to raise funds. There are mounting medical expenses, ongoing childcare needs and the cost of hiring extra help at Frolick. Let's help remove some of this stress.

So please take a moment to contribute whatever you can to help ease the Gilliam family's burden during this tough time. Our goal is at least $10,000 - I know we can do it for this amazing, loving family.

I would like to keep this fund a surprise because knowing Kim and Kevin they would be too humble to accept our support until it is already done. The fund will stay open until March 9th.

Thank you all for your support in advance and please send this along to other friends.

Joiwind

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 61 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 62 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 63 mos
  • Patricia Koopersmith 
    • $100 
    • 63 mos
  • Kim Hayes 
    • $100 
    • 63 mos
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Organizer

Joiwind Ronen 
Organizer
Washington, DC
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