Help! These boys lost their parents

Esteban and Elmo lost their mother when they were 4 and 6 years old.  Their father, Carlos,  raised them lovingly for the last 11 years.  One month ago, they boarded a plane to Chile, to visit family.  Sadly, Carlos walked off the plane in Chile and into a hospital which he never left. Carlos passed tragically and suddenly in January.  The boys are finally on their way home to Minnesota, where they have lived their whole lives but, are now parent-less at the critical ages of 15and 17.  

Looking forward, our goal is challenging.  We are trying to allow these amazing boys to return to as much of a normal life as possible. Both boys attend Mound High School. Esteban is a junior and is a starter on his varsity football team and Elmo is a sophomore with a love for music and theater. We would like to help to provide a small semblance of normalcy as they mourn the loss of their father.

The funds will be used to wade through the complicated legal issues while at the same time stabilizing a household for Esteban and Elmo, providing food, clothing and living expenses along with paying the bills on the house their father owned.  The home is in need of some repairs as well as the replacement of many appliances. Our goal is to limit the stress these boys need to go through and to help them to continue on with their normal lives so they can become successful, strong and healthy young men.

We would be so grateful to be able to allow these fantastic kids the ability to mourn the loss of their parent s  and to not feel the stress or worry that only adults should feel.

Please help if you can.

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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Sarah Blomquist 
    • $250 
    • 25 mos
  • Candis Carpenter 
    • $50 
    • 25 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $35 
    • 26 mos
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Organizer

Emily Munkeby Falkman 
Organizer
Saint Bonifacius, MN
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