Hey All!  My aunt's appendix went Kablewy (kah-blew-ee) a couple weeks again while driving to Steamboat to help a friend.  It was a long, tumultuous ambulance ride back to Denver which resulted in her almost going into sepsis (a life-threatening condition).  Gratefully, 10 days in the hospital, she is out and recovering at a steady rate!

She has insurance but is self-employed and has had to take a break from her physically demanding business (dog training :)) to recover safely. 

She's not one to ask for help, so I'll do it for her :)   Between the holidays and normal every day expenses, any financial help from you would help tremendously.  Your donations will go to:

Medical Expenses not covered by insurance
Car payment
(her) dog food
a penthouse in Miami (ok I'm probably kidding, but keep your donations small just in case ;))

I can tell you from personal experience (I nearly died 2 years ago and benefited from the generosity of you all through gofundme), that 
ANY amount donated leads to a collective PERFECT amount that's needed.  I used to have doubt when I saw a gofundme thinking, 'will my $5 really help?'.  I can tell you YES.  Whatever you feel called to donate (small, medium, or big donation.  and/or sharing this page on your social media) will lead to the amount my aunt ultimately needs to give her peace of mind while she recovers. 

THANK YOU for your time.  My aunt has always been a bright spot in so many people's lives.  I hope we can return the love and light in this moment.  

her nephew,



  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 6 mos
  • Alex Kiziah 
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
  • KK Hott 
    • $100 
    • 7 mos
  • Cassandra Sidwell 
    • $300 
    • 7 mos
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Jeff Sidwell 
Boulder, CO
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