Wednesday, September 26, 2007

WOW UPDATE ON CATELYN'S FUNDRAISER



UPDATE!!! SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2007
I just spoke with Kim on the telephone and she told me about the huge hearts of Kim's family and friends. Oh goodness! They did not need my little blog to ask for help. They just got to it. All kinds of things are happening to help out Kim, Catelyn and this wonderful family. Words can't describe the goosebumps on my arms and the warmness in my heart. All I can think of is how Brother Patrick (our minister a while back) used to say "ain't God good?".
Those of you that really know me, know that I am an honest person and that my heart is good. I love my friends and family and I would do anything for them. So, that being said, I want to ask for your assistance. I have a friend whose daughter is going to have to undergo surgery to remove one of her kidneys that the doctors say is basically "dead". The young girl is covered under insurance but it is one of those yukky insurances that hardly helps at all. This is going to be a great hardship and she needs all the help she can get. She is a single, hard working, Christian mother. I want to ask for your help. We can all help her. If you would like to pledge some money or commit to a fundraiser...just let me or kim know.

Don't they say it takes a village to raise a child. Well, now we need the village to come together to help this young lady. We will have this girl all set for surgery. So, I am going to pray about this tonight, that your hearts will be touched and you will send the money to me in care of Kim's daughter. I don't have any evil intentions for myself and the money will go directly to Kim. I will list your names on this blog entry as the money arrives so we can keep up with the donations. We already have one donation...so 99 more to go.


  1. Lesley Chandler-20.00
  2. Mary Beaver-20.00-Thanks so much!
  3. Heather Chandler 20.00-

  4. The Bivins Family-100.00 dollars! WOW! That is AWSOME!!!!! THANKS SO MUCH!
  5. Marisa Lopez- $20.00-Thanks sweetie! Love you friend!
  6. Mandy and Judy-this is Catelyn's best friend and her mother- pledged $1000.00!!!!! Another WOW-and more goosebumps.
  7. Terry Anderson-Pledged $1000.00
  8. Nadine Hill-is pledging to sponsor a fundraiser
  9. Angel Dutchover-my dear friend and "angel" $20.00-thanks so much
  10. Rhea and Jesse Calvert-My sister-20.00-THANKS SISSY
  11. LuANN Webber-Saddleridge Activity Director-$40.00-thanks Lu!!!
  12. Lynn A. Lynn-20.00
  13. Graham Montgomery-20.00
  14. Sam Field-20.00
  15. Danny and Billie Fryar-a Whopping $500.00-Thanks So Much!
  16. Tammy Diamond (Cousin of the family) Pledged 40.00
  17. Jim and Anita Diamond-$100.00-

There are several more pledges going on as in fundraisers, benefit tournaments, etc. I'm just so excited. Thanks to everyone. I will update frequently. Mark this link as a favorite so you can check back. Here is the direct link All you have to do is email me to make a committment- lesley432@gmail.com

Here is my address if you are so moved. Or, just take the money to Kim or Catelyn.

Lesley Chandler
904 Baylor
Big Spring Texas 79720

11 comments:

Funky Art Queen said...

This was left for Catelyn by someone who loves her:

Catelyn is the sweetest person you will ever have the joy to meet.All we ask is that you keep her and kim ooh and dont forget casey,mathew and the baby in your prayers and god will do the rest we love u all...robin,courtney,kayla hunter and randy

7:51 AM

rhea said...

Put me down for $20! Tell Kim I will keep them in my prayers. Rhea

Funky Art Queen said...

A message from KIM-Catelyn's MOM
"Hello I am catelyn kims daughter and I just want to tell you thsnk u sooo much this means alot to me and I just want you to know how grateful I am.!!! "

Funky Art Queen said...

A message from my precious sister Rhea
"Put me down for $20! Tell Kim I will keep them in my prayers. Rhea "

Funky Art Queen said...

A message from Angel-my sweet friend
"Hi Lesley, you know you are like an "ANGEL" always helping and taking care of your friends/family in a time of need, one day you will be rewarded for your kindness... Hope all is well with you and your new job. Yes please count me in to help your friend, my prayers are with them. I will send out me check in the mail to you tomorrow morning. Take Care,Angel"

Funky Art Queen said...

A Message From Catelyn-
"HEy this is Catelyn kims daughter and I just wanted to tell you thank you soo much for makin that blog and for helpin me and my mom also thanx for keepin us in your prayers"

Funky Art Queen said...

Message from Luann Webber
"Lesley, I wish I could do so much more, Kim is such a wonderful Lady and friend. I would like to give $40.00 to Catelyn's surgery. You are doing a wonderful thing helping Kim and Catelyn. It also goes to show you that there are allot of Good People."
Lu, Activity Director at Saddleridge Lodge

Amy Jo Bryand said...

Hey miss catie...i just want you to know that i am so proud of you for pulling through this situation and being incredibly strong. i know you've been in alot of pain, and you have ALL of us behind you 100%. we'll take good care of you. i'll keep you in my prayers. i love you!!!
--Amy Jo

Stacey said...

Lesley,
This is what friends do, you are indeed a gift to this family. Please keep us updated about the status of this beautiful little girl. xoxo

Funky Art Queen said...

Jim and Anita Diamond said this: "Lesley we want to pledge $100.00 for Catelyn. We are Kim's Aunt and Uncle from Midland. May God bless all those who are helping. James and Anita Diamond

Funky Art Queen said...

From Catelyn's Mom-
LESLEY - I JUST WANTED TO TELL EVERYONE THAT WE ARE OVERWHELMED BY THE RESPONSE. CATELYN'S SURGERY HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 11 ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON. IT SHOULD LAST ABOUT THREE HOURS AND SHE WILL BE IN THE HOSPITAL FOR A WEEK. PLEASE PASS ON OUR HUMBLE THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE GIVEN AND CONTINUE TO GIVE AND LET THEM KNOW THAT WE COVET THIER PRAYERS. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR EVERYTHING. LOVE YA - KIM