Mielke Family Vacation/Medical Bill Fund

My name is Rick and I am friends of the Mielke Family and am trying to help them raise $5000 so we can send them on a family vacation. Why? Well, here's the real short story.

Their daughter Savannah just turned 3 this past September and she has already endured and survived 6 neurosurgeries including fighting off a deadly brain infection. She has had to learn to walk again twice and thanks to Dr. VanGompel at the Mayo Clinic is doing just fine today. 

Shortly after Savannah was on the road to recovery, her Mom, Autumn, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and had surgery as well as a radioactive iodine treatment. Now Autumn has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and is trying to figure out what comes next as far as treatments.

Regardless of the insurmountable bills, this family has been in hospitals way too much in the past two years and in my opinion, they just need a vacation. Make A Wish Foundation has granted them a vacation, but you still need money to go on that vacation and be able to take the time off work.

So let's make this holiday an amazing Christmas for them by sending them on this vacation. Won't you please donate what you can afford and help us spread the word about the Go Fund Me page? Any money raised above the GOFUNDME page goal will be applied towards outstanding medical bills.

  • Karen Gallus 
    • $50 
    • 102 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 103 mos
  • Tony Pucci 
    • $20 
    • 103 mos
  • Tara Gosse 
    • $25 
    • 103 mos
  • Nancy Parker 
    • $100 
    • 103 mos
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Autumn Mielke 
Rochester, MN
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