Help Melissa

Please help! Our beloved dance instructor and friend, Melissa Palumbo has been the victim of fraud and theft. She was robbed of all her life savings and plunged into unexpected debt.  This was not only financially devastating, but it has also been an enormous violation of her privacy and identity.  Please help us raise the funds needed to get her back on her feet.

As Melissa's friends, we know that she is an incredibly hard-working woman - her daily work ethic and dedication to her students is more than remarkable! She prides herself on personal fiscal responsibility and greatly values her privacy.  While Melissa is not on social media of any kind, she has given us her permission to create this campaign and to post it on her behalf.  As you can imagine, she is unaccustomed to asking for help like this, but we hope that this will be a opportunity to gather around our dear friend as a loving community of support. Any help that can be given would be greatly appreciated.
  • Karie Lepito 
    • $500 
    • 37 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Anita Morgan 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Shannon Chipman 
    • $1,000 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
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Fundraising team: Help Melissa (4)

Lana McAuliffe 
Raised $1,700 from 4 donations
Soquel, CA
Melissa Palumbo 
Carol Palumbo 
Team member
Raised $1,300 from 3 donations
Michelle Gould Björkman 
Team member
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