1/2 OT: Fundraiser to help Chris’s Family

Discussion in 'Lantus / Basaglar (glargine) and Levemir (detemir)' started by Marje and Gracie, Jan 2, 2021.

  1. Marje and Gracie

    Marje and Gracie Senior Member Moderator

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    As some of you may know, Chris (Chris and China GA) suffered a horrific loss yesterday when her oldest son was killed in a tragic traffic accident. She has posted a fundraiser to help raise monies to bury her son.

    She has given tirelessly and selflessly here, and many have been the recipients of her generous time and nature. We ask that you consider repaying this if you can with a small donation toward a cause no mother should ever have to deal with. She has been a part of and helped within this community +7 years. Now is our chance to help her family.

    We also know that money is tight these days, so if a donation is not possible, please offer a prayer or good thought for Chris and her family at this incredibly difficult time. If you can spare anything at all, you can find the fundraiser on GoFundMe.

    Thank you all very much whether you’re contribution is monetary, prayers, or both.

    The Moderators and Robert, Webmaster.
     
  2. carfurby

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    Sending prayers for Chris and her family. :bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug:
    Thanks for posting this Marje. :bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
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  3. Butters & Lyla

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    Thank you for letting the community know and for giving us the opportunity to help Chris in some way.
    Chris and her family are in my prayers.:bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
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  4. Olive & Paula

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    Chris, so so sorry. Hugs and prayers for you.:bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
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  5. thebigfuzz

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    (((((Chris)))))

    I was so sorry to hear of your loss. DH and I have been thinking and praying for you and your family.
    :bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
  6. Julia Rae

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    Excuse me but how are we to help.. with out some sort of link??
     
  7. Diane Tyler's Mom

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    you can find the fundraiser onGoFundMe.
     
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  8. Julia Rae

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    gift sent from all of us.. Magellan, bright eyes, Morgana and khalessi
     
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  9. Diane Tyler's Mom

    Diane Tyler's Mom Well-Known Member

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    Done just donated
     
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  10. Diane Tyler's Mom

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  12. Gill & George

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    (((((Chris))))
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.
    Gill and George
     
  13. Tomlin

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    Thank you for the info to be able to help such a special person. Continued thoughts and prayers to Chris and her family :bighug:
     
  14. Bellasmom

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  15. JaxBenji

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    sending thoughts and prayers. I can't even begin to imagine the gravity of your loss, Chris.
     
  16. Marje and Gracie

    Marje and Gracie Senior Member Moderator

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    It’s in my post under the dark blue “GoFundMe”. Anytime you see words in blue like that, it means there is a link so just click on it.:) I just put mine in bold to stand out.
     
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  17. Pamela & Amethyst

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    Lots of Love and Prayers:bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
  19. Tracey&Jones (GA)

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    Love and prayers being sent to Chris and her family. :bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
  20. Hercule's mum

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    I am so sorry to hear this!
    Has anyone outside the us managed to donate succesfully. I have tried 3 times with no success.
     
  21. DebG

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    Prayers, thoughts and hugs for you Chris and the family. We are so sorry for the loss of your son! Fritz sent our $ donation and kitty scrithches to you:bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
  22. JoyBee&Ravan

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  23. Jan D & Squeaky

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    Chris, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I cannot even imagine what you are feeling and going through right now. However in trying to comfort I send loving thoughts and kindhearted wishes to you. When it is someone's time to go, they must go. Yet it was tragic and so sad. Life on this earth is tragic; everyone has to go. Wishing you comfort in many loving memories and from the kindness of family and friends. I was glad to have the opportunity to contribute to your fund, and I wish you many blessings in this time of loss and grief. Healing purrs from Squeaky and loving hugs from me.
     
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  24. Jan D & Squeaky

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    Thanks for posting this to let us know about the fundraiser.
     
  25. Judy and Freckles

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    Yes, I was able to send a donation from Canada.
     
  26. JeffJ

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    Hi Chris - my thoughts and condolences are with you in this dark time. For my small part, I also contributed. I am very sorry for your loss.
     
  27. Vyktors Mum

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    Yes from Australia
     
  28. Marje and Gracie

    Marje and Gracie Senior Member Moderator

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    You’re welcome.
     
  29. Marje and Gracie

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    That is so very kind of you, Karen. I don’t know enough about how GoFundMe works but it looks like Serryn was able to do so from Australia.

    HERE is some info on making donations from international locations.
     
  30. katy and mo

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    Oh gosh, Chris, I'm so so sorry. Sending you love and support from New Zealand :bighug:

    I have donated successfully from New Zealand.
     
  31. KarenRamboConan

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    I was also able to donate (Canada) with no problem.
     
  32. Sue and Luci

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    Adding this since you may be wondering - her son was hit by a drunk driver who refused the sobriety test at the scene. It was later found out that she has 30 violations - the last one for driving without insurance - so in this case there will be no insurance company to sue for damages and loss of life. It's a terrible burden to his family to have to deal with this horrible tragedy, not only emotionally but financially as well.

    @Chris & China (GA) - know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time and I do hope our contributions will help with all of the expenses involved. Thinking of you and your family this evening.:bighug:
     
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  33. Critter Mom

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    Worked OK for me, Karen (UK).


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  34. Critter Mom

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    Chris, my heart goes out to you in your loss. There really are no words... :(

    (((Chris)))

    :bighug::bighug::bighug:


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  35. Judy and Freckles

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    Oh, this is just terrible. Poor Chris.
     
  36. Mimis mom

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    Omg :( my heart breaks for her- sending prayers to Chris and her family. I know she has helped me numerous times with Mimi..
     
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  37. Chris & China (GA)

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    Thank you all for your support. This is absolutely insane and I'm having a hard time accepting my oldest boy is gone.

    He's finally back in town and the funeral home is going to try to make him look good enough for family to view but they're not 100% sure they can.

    I only hope the woman that did this never has the chance to hurt another family like she has mine.

    Nobody should bury a child.

    I'm trying to keep busy, so you'll see me pop in now and then.
     
  38. Diane Tyler's Mom

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    :bighug::bighug::bighug:♥♥
     
  39. tiffmaxee

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    Chris, I’m so very sorry about this tragic loss. My prayers are with you and the rest of your family.
     
  40. thebigfuzz

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    :bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
  41. Hercule's mum

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  43. Bellasmom

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    I am so so sorry for your loss Chris, my heart breaks for you and your family. I hope she never gets out of jail
     
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  45. Ella & Rusty & Stu(GA)

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    Dear Chris, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your son in such an awful accident. We are thinking of you and your family and know that your loving memories of your son will comfort you in this difficult time.

    In deepest sympathy,

    Ella & Edward

    thanks, Marje for posting this sad news.
     
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  46. Bellasmom

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  47. Chris & China (GA)

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    Just a quick update for my FDMB family. David's memorial service was Friday, Jan 8th. His 37th birthday would have been last Monday, Jan 11th. Tomorrow is my birthday, Jan 15th. This has been the worst week of my life but I truly appreciate the support I've gotten from people here and on the Facebook Feline Diabetes group.

    My son didn't smile a lot, especially in pictures, but I wanted to share these with you all. When it came to his furbabies, he couldn't help himself.
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    I love the goofy look in this one. He didn't show his goofy side much, but when he did, it would light up the whole neighborhood.
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    The little bird is one of my favorites. David adored his Grandpa and the 2 of them were like peas in a pod. When David was young, his GP lived in a house with lots of big windows that hummingbirds were often crashing into. They'd fall to the ground and he'd pick them up in his huge hands very gently and let them warm up and recover. Then he'd open his hands and the bird would fly away. His grandchildren thought he was a miracle worker who could bring dead birds back to life. One day not too long ago, this little bird flew into David's garage and hit the wall in his panic. David remembered his GP's "gift" and tried it. As you can see, the little bird was grateful and flew away a few seconds later.
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    David was a tough guy and didn't like to show his soft side often, so pictures like this both make me smile and break my heart.
     
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  49. Karen & Lily

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    @Chris & China (GA) , so sorry to hear about the tragic loss of your son. May he rest in peace. Prayers to you :bighug::bighug:
     
  50. Diane Tyler's Mom

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    Oh Chris my heart is breaking for you, thank you for sharing those beautiful pictures
    of David and telling us a little bit about him. May he rest in peace Chris ♥♥:bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
  51. Pamela & Amethyst

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    A gentle soul is know an Angel in Heaven to take care of all of our Furbabies that have passed:bighug::bighug::bighug::bighug::rb_icon:cat_wings>o:rb_icon:
     
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  52. J.J. and Phoebe Squeak

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    Oh Chris, I am just now catching up on your sad news. My heart is breaking for you and I know this will be a difficult birthday. The photos you posted are beautiful and I love the story about the birds. Please do what you can to take extra good care of yourself. :bighug:
     
  53. JoyBee&Ravan

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    upload_2021-1-15_17-47-9.jpeg Happy Birthday Chris :bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
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  55. Marje and Gracie

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  57. JL and Chip

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    Chris, I’m so very, very sorry. Words are hard to find, but I’ve been thinking about you and will continue to do so. I can’t fathom how you’re putting one foot in front of the other. Hugs.
     

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