Visit grandma/Med school

We created this page for someone in our lives whom we cherish greatly. Truly a rarety. A person with enormous heart, courage and selflessness. One whose meeting others needs comes before his own. The true meaning of genuine and friend; to many of us- family.

Chris was raised in Tonga by his grandmother who he considered to be like a mother. The one who taught him everything he knows. The one who was there to teach him how to be a good person. A good man. About a few weeks ago, Chris was hit with a heartbreaking news that his grandma is very ill. He is devastated he might not see her for the last time.

Chris left Tonga to come to a foreign country to achieve the American dream.. but things didn’t turn out the way he had envisioned his life in America to be. Starting from nothing, he had to work hard to get to where he is today. A medical assistant/phlebotomist. All while financially supporting his family and trying to pursue his dream to become a doctor.

Chris wasn’t blessed with parents who have money to put him through school or the luxury of not having to work. He works hard every single day to make sure his family's needs are met. He puts everyone around him before himself.

In the workplace- Chris is always available. You need Christmas off? Or an extra day with your family? Chris got you.
Your computer not working? Can't figure out how to do something on Epic? How do I put this leg brace on?

Chris works close with several doctors and everybody loves him and believes in him . He will become one of the best doctors. It would truly be a loss to our society if he can’t pursue his dream due to financial reasons ... we need more passionate and genuine doctors so let’s help him make his dream come true ..  
Becoming a Doctor is a tedious process. It takes an extensive amount of education, thorough training, and a strong mentality without losing focus prior to earning your title as a Doctor. Chris possesses all of these and more. Who knows, one day your generous donation could be your only saving grace should he be the Doctor who is in charge of you or your family’s well being.

My friend-
Over the last week I've watched you struggle. I've watched you hurt. When you share a space with someone, you grow to feel each other's feelings… vibes. I hate seeing you this way. For the most unselfish, kind, and giving person I know –
I hope together we can help to get you to your grandmother.

Thank you for being so amazing.

With these funds- may you have great success, happiness and friendship.

This could be the last chance to say good bye to one of your biggest mentors in life.. where it all started.
We love you Chris, and believe in you so much.
May this contribution not only help you achieve your dream, but help millions of patients you will treat in the future. Who knows.. maybe one day I will be your patient... 

Good luck on your journey friend.

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Organizer and beneficiary

Brittany & Katie 
Roseville, CA
Christopher Kautoke 
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