A Place to Call Home

$21,738 of $20k goal

Raised by 424 people in 1 month
Molly Osborn
on behalf of Sara Hankins
 MILAN, IL
One year ago, when my sister Sara was diagnosed with ALS, we had no idea what challenges truly layed ahead. Doctor visits, research, and books, don't even come close to prepare you for the everyday trials and tribulations that accompany this truly debilitating disease. From day one, Sara's only concern has not been that of herself, but that of her children and their future. Her prayers were answered when her lifelong best friend graciously asked Sara if she could adopt and raise her children. Melissa is a hard working single mother herself, and one of Sara's last wishes is to secure a home for her and her suddenly large family. Melissa has a good job at Alcoa, and will be able to make the monthly morgage payments and insure the children. Friends, family, and even strangers have been extremely generous in supporting Sara during this terrible illness. We are reaching out again, hoping that together we can raise $20,000 for a down payment on a home in Moline. We have already received donations from immediate family, but now need to reach out to extended family, friends, and our community to reach our goal.  Although Sara won't be the one raising her children, and teaching them life's lessons, she finds great comfort knowing they will be loved and have their own "Place to Call Home."  Any donation size would make a lasting impact. Thank you, and Happy Holidays!!!
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Melissa Armstrong
1 month ago
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Thank you just isn't enough for all the donations and kind words. We appreciate it more than you know.

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1 month ago
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I am a doctor who has cured ALS, but the media refuse to report the truth. I can help, possibly cure Sara. RobertSFarmerMD.com 443-240-3283

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Melissa Armstrong
1 month ago
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Not very long ago the money for a down-payment on our home was just a hope and a prayer for Sara. I thought it to be an unattainable goal. Because of everyones generosity Saras prayer has been answered. Thank you just isn't enough! Love to all!

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Paula Cordier
29 days ago
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I hope your family had a great Christmas! I'm struggling myself, but I love your story and wish everyone the best.

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Jemi Jade Lollis
8 days ago

Good for you wish I could help but I'm on here homeless with my daughter trying to get help your story have me hope. . Thank you

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Jacquese Moss
1 month ago

God is Good!!

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Jacquese Moss
1 month ago

Love and Blessings to all donors. We Will make this happen!!

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$21,738 of $20k goal

Raised by 424 people in 1 month
Created December 5, 2016
Molly Osborn  
on behalf of Sara Hankins
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$50
Erin Delf
2 hours ago

Sara, Katy and family, Thinking of you all. God bless and keep you strong❤

$10
Heather Carter
7 days ago

God bless you all. Alexis I'll always be here for you

GH
$100
GEORGIA (CURTIS) HUGHES
20 days ago
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Melissa, I knew from the first time I met you that you were a very good person but, you are doing something that is absolutely incredible! I will keep you all in my thoughts & prayers!

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$100
Andrew + Koofeel Kruse
21 days ago
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BB
$50
Brian Bronson
22 days ago
1
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AT
$50
Andrea Trent
23 days ago
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$25
Kelly Wendel
24 days ago
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MF
$5
Michael Flynn
24 days ago
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$20
Tracy Berhenke
24 days ago
1
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JB
$25
James Butterfield
24 days ago
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Melissa Armstrong
1 month ago
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8

Thank you just isn't enough for all the donations and kind words. We appreciate it more than you know.

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1 month ago
4
4

I am a doctor who has cured ALS, but the media refuse to report the truth. I can help, possibly cure Sara. RobertSFarmerMD.com 443-240-3283

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Melissa Armstrong
1 month ago
2
2

Not very long ago the money for a down-payment on our home was just a hope and a prayer for Sara. I thought it to be an unattainable goal. Because of everyones generosity Saras prayer has been answered. Thank you just isn't enough! Love to all!

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Paula Cordier
29 days ago
1
1

I hope your family had a great Christmas! I'm struggling myself, but I love your story and wish everyone the best.

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Jemi Jade Lollis
8 days ago

Good for you wish I could help but I'm on here homeless with my daughter trying to get help your story have me hope. . Thank you

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Jacquese Moss
1 month ago

God is Good!!

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Jacquese Moss
1 month ago

Love and Blessings to all donors. We Will make this happen!!

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