Hope for the Holidays

Hope For The Holidays 11.30.18.

11/30/2018 Dear Johnny, I’m sitting here writing to you from the KU Med NICU. On October 31st, I was admitted to the hospital at 27 weeks pregnant with contractions that wouldn’t stop. Four days later my son was born, because I had pre eclampsia and placental abruption. Having an emergency c...
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Hope For The Holidays 11.29.18

11/29/2018 Dear Johnny, My family has been struggling very hard this year. I had a knee surgery in late summer, which set us behind. I just started a new job, my fiancé works 50+ hours a week to try to keep us afloat. He works so hard to provide for all of the kids. We have 3 kids total and we don’...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.21.17.

12/21/2017 Dear Johnny, I’m writing this letter because I am in need for myself and my family. I’m married to a wonderful man that would do anything in the world for me and his children. He was injured in an accident at work and is unable to return to his job. He has had 8 back surgeries, 2 spinal...
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Hope for the Holidays 12.20.17.

12/20/2017 Dear Johnny, I learned today that Foster Adopt Connect has 150 foster children without Christmas presents. I am not sure if you can help. Heather is working to help get gifts for these kids. I am on the board of a Christmas event “It’s a candy coated Christmas.” We are trying to help,...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.15.17.

12/15/2017 Dear Johnny, I never thought this would be a letter I would be writing or asking for help. My husband died in an auto accident 3 years ago, it was such a hard time. Our children Haley (6), Max (8) and Donnie (16) were devastated, he was such a great husband and father. We slowly somewhat...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.14.17.

12/14/2017 Dear Johnny, I’m writing this because I never ask for help but this year I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. I lost my oldest daughter to the same cancer 5 years ago, she was only 22 years old and left behind a son. I’ve been raising him since she past away. I knew at the time when my...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.11.17.

12/11/2017 Dear Johnny, My name is Jill and I am a social worker with Good Shepherd hospice. I am writing to you on behalf of a young woman, Rosanna, who is 34 years old and living with ALS. She has 3 children, Mary Ann (8), David (11), and Nicole (15). Her significant other, James, is the primary...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.09.17

12/08/2017 Dear Johnny, I’m a single mom of two great kids 5 and 10 years old. I lost my father over the summer and have had my financial struggles, but everything was doing okay until my car was broken into while I was at work. They tore the steering column and steering wheel apart and stole a few...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.06.17

12/06/2017 Dear Johnny, Hi my name is Amber and I'm a mom of 2 young kids. Last Thanksgiving I had my first grand mal seizure in my sleep. My husband woke to find me in a bad state he had never seen me before. I have struggled this past year to find a cause and a medication that will keep them at...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.05.17

12/05/2017 Dear Johnny, My name is Matt Mace and I am the Fire Chief for the Raytown Fire Protection District. I am writing you today asking for help in raising funds to help a dear friend of ours who was badly burned on Saturday December 2nd. Scott Lamaster with Taking It to the Streets was...
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