Help for Anna DeJong's Family

This campaign is for financial help for the family of the young woman with autism who was swept away in the DuPage River on Friday , May 15 while walking her dogs and attempting to cross a flooded pedestrian bridge in Winfield. Her body was found down river on May 27. 

Many of you know of the heartbreaking news that a young woman, Anna DeJong, with autism was swept away in the DuPage River on Friday, May 15 while walking her dogs and attempting to cross a flooded pedestrian bridge in Winfield IL. Anna’s father, Dave DeJong, is a longtime friend of mine. Many have been asking what you can do to help the family. Dave is a single dad, whose photography business, struggling for a number of years, has been all but decimated by the Covid19 lockdown order. His other daughter, Kathryn, who also lives with him, has had a brain tumor on her hypothalamus since age 3 and it's been a long, costly journey. Lessening some of the financial stress at this tragic time would be a huge blessing.Your prayers for the De Jong family in their unimaginable grief are much-appreciated. Please feel free to share this GoFundMe. 
Thank you all so much,
Terri Kraus

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Organizer and beneficiary

Terri Kraus 
Organizer
Wheaton, IL
David DeJong 
Beneficiary
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