Pattok kids fund

I met Emily Pattok when I was in high school.  We ran cross country together, appeared in plays & musicals, competed in quizbowl, and hung out.   Emily lived just down the road from us and I was able to help her with rides to and from all of our extra-curricular activities.  I got to know Emily and her family very well during our High School years.  Emily and her five siblings were adopted by her Grandparents after experiencing significant abuse and neglect by their biological parents.  Grandma and Grandpa Pattok poured everything into their grandkids.  They made sure that the kids got to participate in sports, theatre, science olympiad, music, band, etc.  The Pattok's were awarded Citizens of the Year by the Commission on Aging.

In January of 2020 Grandpa Pattok passed away and Grandma died in August leaving the younger Pattok kids with no guardians.  Without hesitation Emily, now 21, stepped up to be the guardian of her younger siblings.  

Emily attends  the University of Michigan and this past year lost both her Grandparents, the legal guardians of her younger siblings.  I would like to fundraise and help the family cover their needs.  The estate has been held up which has left the kids with no income. 

Emily is such a hard worker -- she is in the process of finishing her last year at the UofM while also taking over care for her family. I would love to raise funds to present the Pattok family. All proceeds raised will go directly to the Pattok children.


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  • Dane Mazzaro 
    • $150 
    • 1 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $5 
    • 11 d
  • Tom Peurach 
    • $1,000 
    • 11 d
  • Roy & Sandra Carlson 
    • $100 
    • 14 d
  • Kathryn Rauch 
    • $150 
    • 18 d
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Damon Cove 
Middleville, MI
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