Molly's Medical Expenses

On June 9th, our Molly van Dyke was out with her friend when she slipped and the ground gave out underneath her and she fell 100ft down an old mine pit in Hibbing, MN.  Hibbing and Chisolm rescue teams were able rescue her and save her life and now she is in the hospital with very serious injuries that will take significant therapy and rehabilitation to recover from.

Molly, her husband Ryan, and their son Taneli are going to need all the help we can give them. They are going to need our financial support through Molly’s long recovery and rehab. Molly will be out of work and right now we don't know how long she will be hospitalized, how long she will be in rehab, how long before she will be able to work, or how much all of this is going to cost. The cost of the airlift to the hospital alone could be crippling to this small family, not to mention the unknown amount of medical bills that will add up to help Molly get better. Now is the time to offer what you can to help support her and her family – every dollar counts!!! Molly, Ryan, and Taneli also need our love, support, and powerful thoughts of recovery and strength.

Please share this with as many people as you can! Molly is an amazing person, and if you have met her, you know how easy it is to love her. Friends and family, please do what you can to help and SHARE SHARE SHARE this. We know Molly would be too humble to ask directly for this much needed support, and we know she will be so grateful for all the care and generosity sent her way.

Molly and Ryan’s statement from the hospital:

"The Van Dykes would also like to thank the community for its outpouring of compassion and prayer and ask that those prayers continue in the months of therapy and rehabilitation ahead in Molly's recovery. Most importantly, Molly and Ryan would like to thank the many rescuers who came to her aid, including the Chisholm Police and Fire departments, the Hibbing Police and Fire departments, St. Louis County Rescue Squad, St. Louis County Sheriff's Department, Chisholm Public Works employees, Chisholm EMS, the Minnesota State Patrol, the Chisholm Ambulance Service, and Northern Helicopters."

Here is the updated News Report

Donations

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  • Carol & Marty van Dyke 
    • $100 
    • 83 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 83 mos
  • Amy Jaynes 
    • $100 
    • 83 mos
  • Thayis Althoff 
    • $30 
    • 83 mos
  • Terri Mendoza 
    • $50 
    • 84 mos
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Organizer

Lisa Van Wormer 
Organizer
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