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Old 06-11-2014, 05:36 PM
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As many of you know, and many probably do not, longtime member A Few Dollars recently encountered some serious medical issues. As I understand it, he suffered at least one stroke and possibly more. He spent a good amount of time in the intensive care unit (ICU) in a hospital local to him, with limited ability to breathe, move, and/or communicate. While he has proven to be the fighter that many of us know him to be here, he has a long recovery in front of him. He has since left the ICU and is currently in a rehabilitation facility.

There are a couple of stickies up on the subject and the idea of putting together a page where members could donate to help offset his medical costs or the family's cost to be near him (the rehab center is not local to his family as I understand it). I'd like to solicit some ideas/thoughts on what we, as a community, can do for AFD. His presence and contribution to this site is second to none. He has literally helped countless other members with his knowledge and expertise on the passion we all share.

With the help of Mod 10, who has been in contact with his family, I can set up a site where anyone can donate any amount they feel comfortable. Perhaps some sponsors would be willing to also donate some products for a raffle, or multiple raffles? I'd be happy to facilitate that as well, as there are multiple members local to me that could help insure everyone gets a fair shake in the drawings. If we get some good traction on that, I'm open to any ideas of how to run it.

If any sponsors would like to discuss further, please, post in the thread or simply PM me and we can figure something out. In the meantime, I'll get a page set up where we can donate to. If anyone has experience with any of these sites, please reach out as I'm not well versed in which ones are better/worse, which accept more payment options, etc.

Lastly, please keep AFD and his family in your thoughts and prayers.
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Old 06-11-2014, 05:55 PM
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I will be glad to help and provide merchandise for a raffle etc.

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Old 06-11-2014, 05:57 PM
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Let's DO this!
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:20 PM
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Donations or raffle either way I will participate.
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I will donate, give me a depository.
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:35 AM
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I'm in. Let me know if its merchandise or $. Thanks for putting this together.
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:40 AM
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I'm in..
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Old 06-12-2014, 05:42 AM
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Im in too
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I'm in but would prefer to just send check if you have address.
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I would donate as well
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:34 AM
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Looks like I did this correctly. I'll be posting this on a few different threads as well.

http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fun...dollars/190353
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:27 AM
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I tried to donate but it keeps getting kicked back.
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by BlueRudy View Post
I'm in but would prefer to just send check if you have address.
Me 2
Someone please post name/address or PM me, thanx JL
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by BlueRudy View Post
I'm in but would prefer to just send check if you have address.
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Someone please post name/address or PM me, thanx JL
Check with Mod 10. I don't have AFD's personal info.
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Old 06-12-2014, 10:09 AM
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Done through YouCaring.

Youre a good man Ronn
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DONE

Thank you Ronn / 10 for your compassion to a friend in need.

AFD, prayers for your speedy recovery
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Donation made. GJ Ronn
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Donation sent, thanks Ronn!
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Almost $2500 in less than twenty four hours.
Ronn I think your gonna hit your mark and then some
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Old 06-13-2014, 07:14 AM
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Originally Posted by BlueRudy View Post
Almost $2500 in less than twenty four hours.
Ronn I think your gonna hit your mark and then some
Sure hope so. Would be nice to see some sponsor raffles start getting traction (thanks Semper).
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