Step Up for Ellen!

Ellen Trnka is a beloved Western North Carolina  singer songwriter and vibrant performer covering many musical genres and captivating audiences wherever she plays. She is always willing to step up and give of her time and energy to the community and to whoever needs her.

Recently, Ellen was diagnosed with HER-2 positive metastatic breast cancer and is undergoing the recommended treatment, including a mastectomy.

Because she is self-employed and will be unable to work, this treatment will mean a loss of income and ability to pay her living expenses. This GoFundMe will help her offset everyday living expenses during recovery and will ease her troubled mind!

With your donation of any amount, you will receive via email, an mp3 track from artists who will be performing at a concert fundraiser to be held in Hendersonville, NC TBA.  Keep checking back for details and updates on this event.


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  • LIsa Bogert 
    • $1,000 
    • 16 hrs
  • Denise Maccone 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • Sally LeClaire 
    • $20 
    • 7 d
  • Karen Levy 
    • $40 
    • 8 d
  • Shigeko Chino 
    • $100 
    • 9 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Peggy Ratusz 
Hendersonville, NC
Ellen Trnka 
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