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Child Needs Help

This post by Kathy Navarro was in the Village Green Neighborhood Front Porch Forum…


By Kathy Navarro, Rivermount Terr
Sat, 19 February 2011
Post your note to neighbors

If anybody can help please do so. Please remember this could be your child. We never know when it could happen to us, so please support somebody else in need. Please read the blogs, it is heart wrenching.  If you know anybody in the media, please ask them to put it in the paper, tv or radio.

Mikaela is a 7th grader at Hunt Middle School in Burlington’s New North End of Burlington. She is currently awaiting a liver and kidney transplant at Children’s Hosptial Pittsburgh.  Fundraising efforts toward the $150,000 goal are underway and YOU CAN HELP!  How can you help Mikaela and her family?  Please read:

GO TO is the website to access all the information.

her mom’s blog, written by Heather Siekiewicz.  The February 9th blog, A Letter to our Surgeons, tells this story best.

ATTEND–”A Night for Mikaela” 
Buy Tickets @ $50 each to the Friday, March 25th dinner/dance at the Elks Club in Burlington, featuring the Starline Rhythm Boys. Cocktails at 6, Dinner at 7, Dancing to Follow.  Silent Auction, door prizes and raffle drawings! Silent auction highlights include an authentic signed Nolan Ryan baseball, Texas Rangers baseball cap signed by Nolan Ryan and a signed baseball card and other signed MLB signed items as well as various items from local businesses here in Chittenden County. Make checks payable to COTAforMikaelaS and send to COTAforMikaelaS, 75 North View Drive, Burlington, VT 05408

BUY — a Raffle Ticket to win a Flat Screen TV or a Laptop or a Wii System
Buy Raffle Tickets @ $5 each or 5/$20. 
Raffle drawing will be held at “A Night for Mikaela” and NOTE: the winner NEED NOT BE PRESENT to win.

SELL Raffle Tickets to your friends, family and co-workers.  Call Nancy Winn @ 660-8282 to get tickets today!

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February 20, 2011   Comments Off