Help Elayne Rebuild After the Fire

Elayne lost her beautiful Louisville home of 21 years due to the Marshall Fire on Thursday Dec. 30th. She and her sweet puppy Marshmallow escaped safely but they will need to completely start over. 

This is the home where Elayne raised her 3 sons after losing her husband in 2004. As a widow, mother of 3, and cancer survivor, Elayne's strength and resilience are an inspiration to all that know her. Even through tough times, her positivity and willingness to helps others have always been present. In 2005, Elayne started her own business "The Pampered Chef" right out of her own kitchen to help others experience the joys of cooking. 

Elayne did not just lose a house, she lost her workplace, supplies, clothes, furniture, and many, many memories of her life with her husband and children. Many of these things are irreplaceable, but we hope to lessen the burden by providing what we can to support her now. 

The outpouring of love and support shown for Elayne since the fire is a testament to her outstanding kindness and devotion to her community. This fundraiser is the first step in helping her to rebuild her life. All donations will go directly to Elayne and are greatly appreciated.
This fundraiser is organized by Andrea Guderian, a friend of Elayne's for over 15 years. Please stay tuned for updates on other ways to help Elayne navigate this difficult journey.
    • $503 
    • 8 mos
  • Alice Gansfield 
    • $250 
    • 9 mos
  • Kristine Bellinger 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
  • Robert Harberg 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
  • Wendy Handler 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Andrea Guderian 
Boulder, CO
Elayne Oligschlaeger 

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