Save Appleton Veterinary Clinic

My name is Charlie, I'm doing this because I am trying to help my friend Rachel.  I met Rachel in 2005.  My wife and I run a cat rescue shelter and Rachel, Dr. Rachel, was a young vet just starting out.  She was great.  We loved her right from the beginning.  It wasn't long before she started her own practice and in no time she had built it into a thriving business.   A terrible thing happened on June 23rd, 2014.  A fire gutted her new clinic.  She lost everything.  This was a terrible blow to her and a horrific blow to all of us who count on her.  

She had insurance, but like most of us the coverage wasn't enough.  She has been able to rebuild for the most part, but she is still in financial trouble.  If I can't help her get through this next year or so I am afraid she might lose the business.  This would be devastating for our shelter and for everybody in the community that depends on her.   She does so much for everyone, for those who can pay and for those who can't.  

Please help me save the Appleton Veterinary Clinic.  Anything that you can do will help her keep her head above water, and with a little luck she will get through this.  

Thank You,

Charlie Diercks
Prairie Winds Feline Sanctuary


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