Jessica Kelso Pickering and Nick

My great niece, Jessica Kelso Pickering has Lupus Nephritis and HUS (Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome).  She has been receiving dialysis in Ft. Dodge, IA and presently in treatment at Omaha's Methodist Hospital for enlarged heart, 2 leaky valves and infection.  
Her husband, Nick is a self-employed semi-truck driver and must miss work when Jessica needs him to transport her to treatments.  They live in Lake City, Iowa with their 3 small children, Emily, Bentley, and Cooper.
While Jess and Nick were at the hospital, their house caught fire and burned to the ground.  Everything is gone!  Their furniture, clothing, Christmas presents and memorabilia...was all burned.
They need assistance and the family would so appreciate anything that we can donate.  Their community is gathering small items and clothing for their immediate needs.  They have insurance on the house and banks and realtors are working to find them a home.  Jessica is to return to Lake City tomorrow.  
This family is suffering a true tragedy this holiday season.  Let's all pitch in and help.
  • Micah Rayner 
    • $50 
    • 46 mos
  • LuAnn Smith 
    • $75 
    • 46 mos
  • Gerald Kelso 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 46 mos
  • Judy Kelso Fadness 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
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Rebecca Kelso Carhoff 
Sunset Beach, NC
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