12 Year Old WI Girl; Official Fundraiser

$113,852 of $250k goal

Raised by 2,266 people in 35 months
Tammie Figlinski  WAUKESHA, WI

HEARTS FOR HEALING

“Perhaps everything terrible is, in its being, something that needs our love”    ― Rainer Maria Rilke

As a beautiful and kind-hearted twelve-year-old Wisconsin girl struggles for vitality and to reclaim her childhood, a campaign is underway to help her and her family both to heal and to meet the financial burden of this tragedy.

Background: On Saturday morning, May 31st a twelve-year-old went into the woods in Waukesha, Wisconsin, to play hide-and-seek with two of her friends. Merely a ruse, the two friends stabbed her 19 times and left her for dead. Remarkably, having sustained stab wounds to her arms, legs and torso, she managed to crawl to a nearby street and was found by a passerby, who contacted the Waukesha Police Department.  She is currently at Waukesha Memorial Hospital and is in stable condition.

The attack was premeditated and encouraged by dark readings on the Internet. The two that are responsible are now in custody. 

Now, as the child and her family struggle to begin the healing process, we, as a community of friends, must hold them in the embrace of healing prayers and all encompassing love. Love for the young girl, her family, and indeed, all the children involved. United in prayer, let the darkness be dispelled, may Love permeate all minds and hearts.

How can you help?

Extend blessings and love to the victim and her family by sending a homemade heart made of paper, fabric, felted wool. As you make your heart, infuse it with your prayers, Love and Light. These hearts will blanket the walls of this 12-year-old’s room, sending her a nurturing message. Be a part of surrounding her with beauty and kindness, so that she may be reminded that the power of love is greater than all else.

We can also offer much-needed assistance in helping to meet the mounting medical bills that can weigh so heavily on the mind, further burdening the family. The current medical costs of ICU at the hospital are growing each day, and there is no way of knowing what lies ahead for this family.  Your donation will help.

Send Your Hearts To: 
Hearts for Healing
P.O. BOX 407
Waukesha, WI  53187-0407

Make a Donation: 
Donations can be made online at the following http://www.gofundme.com/HeartsForHealingWI or go to any local BMO Harris Bank and mention The Hearts for Healing Fund.

May our love illumine all hearts and minds.

P.S. Please share this letter with your friends and family via Facebook or other means.

Supporters are encouraged to share messages of healing prayers and hope by following the #HeartsForHealing campaign on social media or visiting the Hearts for Healing page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HeartsForHealingWI

*THIS IS THE OFFICIAL FUNDRAISER CAMPAIGN FOR THE FAMILY & VICTIM (SURVIVOR). News Media; Wisconsin stabbing: Violence influenced by fiction.


{If you know her, please help us protect her identity} Do not use her name in any posts via social media, comments, etc. Thank you for all of your love & support.

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Update 19
Posted by Tammie Figlinski
26 months ago
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"Thank you for sharing Payton's story. We were so touched and amazed by her strength and determination to live." Thank you, students of Pure Energy Dance Studio of Sunrise, Florida, you have warmed our hearts.
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Update 18
Posted by Tammie Figlinski
26 months ago
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Heart felt gratitude for all of the LOVE.
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Update 17
Posted by Tammie Figlinski
30 months ago
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Madison, WI friends - a great opportunity to take advantage of. Please see all details here - while supplies last. All proceeds benefit the Hearts for Healing Fund.
Madison, WI friends - great opportunity!
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Update 16
Posted by Tammie Figlinski
31 months ago
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Please take a moment to watch this clip-- and share it. After the headline that shocked this country, this very brave family is now speaking out for the first time.

This week, a special ABC 20/20 hour on the 12-year-old girl attacked by her friends, who claimed to be driven by the online figure, Slenderman. Watch a sneak peek here.

Thank you all for your continued LOVE and SUPPORT. We could not do it would out you.

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152511450429934&set=vb.163497464933&type=2&theater

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$113,852 of $250k goal

Raised by 2,266 people in 35 months
Created June 3, 2014
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Fernando Suarez
2 months ago

Your strength is an inspiration. Blessings from Canada

$20
Graham Theobald
2 months ago

I recently saw the HBO Documentary on this shocking case, and it shook me to my very core. What an amazing little girl she must be to have survived this terrible event. Good luck Payton in your continued recovery, and my very best wishes for a long and happy future for you and your family.

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3 months ago
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Samantha Money
4 months ago

I just watched a documentary about your story and just wanted to let you know . You are my hero ! You reminded me of hope and love . You go girl !

TP
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Tamara Pinegar
8 months ago
$5
Joe Schultz
8 months ago

God bless you, your family, & your future.

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8 months ago
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