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Victoria August's Fundraiser:

Nebraska's No Stomach For Cancer Walk

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BENEFITING: No Stomach For Cancer

EVENT: No Stomach For Cancer 2013 Walk

EVENT DATE: Nov 02, 2013

Victoria August

THE STORY:

My name is Vicki August and I am a 56 year old wife, mother and grandmother from Valley, Nebraska. My entire life changed on April 13, 2012 when I had a total gastrectomy(removal of the entire stomach). I went to the emergency room on March 1, 2012 with chest pain. I had a heart attack May 1, 2010 and knew what that pain felt like. After a complete examination my cardiologist said "It's not your heart, let's do an endoscopy". What they found was completely unexpected. I had a small red spot towards the upper part of my stomach close to my esophagus that they decided to biopsy. The day I received the phone call telling me that I had stomach cancer was unbelievable. I had lost my Dad and paternal Grandmother both to stomach cancer many years ago. My dreams had just come true when I became a Grandmother on Jan 10th to my first grandson Colby and then again on March 28th with twin grandsons Daniel and Dawson. Why was this happening now? I had the surgery April 13, 2012 and spent 8 weeks in the hospital with multipal complications. The only way that I made it through those 56 days was by having my wonderful husband by my side almost every hour and also my beautiful Mother and sister Susie. My sons brought their babies to the hospital for the entire 8 weeks so I could watch the babies grow and see them change. It's now been 18 months since my surgery and I am still recovering. It has been a long hard road but I am blessed to have such a wonderful, caring family who encourage me every day.  It is possible to live without a stomach but it's not easy! I thank the good Lord every day for giving me a second chance.

The walk will be held Saturday, November 2nd from 10:00am until noon at the DC West High School Gymnasium in Valley, Nebraska. There will be plenty of coffee, hot chocolate and breakfast treats. We will also be having a raffle with many great items items available! Please join us and show your support.

My goal is to raise awareness and educate people about this horrible cancer. Money raised will go towards stomach cancer research and education.

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To This Fundraiser

$2,355

MONEY RAISED
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  • shirley luethge asmus

    $100

  • Lori Rhodig

     

  • The Kinstler Family

     

  • Lindsey Natvig

    $25

  • Eddie and Toni

     

  • Connie Boardman

    $25

  • Shane Faust

    $25

  • Dave August

    $50

  • duane mitchell

    $20

  • Team Buddy

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • Doc

    $500

  • Debbie Luethge

    $50

  • David August and family

    $25

  • Steve Luethge

    $50

  • Mark, Jamie & Max Cullinane

    $25

  • Slim/Jutta

    $50

  • Wanda Reed

    $20

  • Bill Share

    $50

  • Your friends at H&H Chevrolet & H&H Kia

    $50

  • Joseph Faust and Family

    $25

  • Robin Olson and family

    $35

  • Victoria August

    $25

  • Flynn Family

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $40

  • David and Karen Copenhaver

    $25

  • Shirley Luethge Asmus

    $50

  • Dobie and Jamie Weasel

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Sue Bayliss

    $50

  • McCawley family

    $25

  • Kristi Sabbides

    $25

  • Susie

    $50

  • Cynthia DuMais & Connie Diaz

    $35

  • Susy Huerigo

    $25

  • The Gottsch Family

    $20

  • Tom and Lori Huyck

    $25

  • Mike & Cyndi Luethge

    $50

  • The Watkins Family

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Nebraska NSFC donations

    $200

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118% Raised of $2,000 Goal

The Team: $2,355 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Victoria August

Amount Raised

$2,210

 

111% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Joseph Faust

Amount Raised

$145

Donor Comments

Nebraska NSFC donations

Nebraska NSFC donations

DONATION: $200

This is additional money we made from our raffle at the fundraiser Nov. 2nd, 2013 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

Healings on your way everyday!!! 4 years ago

The Watkins Family

The Watkins Family

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Mike & Cyndi Luethge

Mike & Cyndi Luethge

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Tom and Lori Huyck

Tom and Lori Huyck

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

The Gottsch Family

The Gottsch Family

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

Susy Huerigo

Susy Huerigo

DONATION: $25

In honor of my father, Lico Huerigo who we truly miss and for all those warriors out there! 4 years ago

Cynthia DuMais & Connie Diaz

Cynthia DuMais & Connie Diaz

DONATION: $35

In honor of our mother Victoria Amira & friend Victoria August who fight this fight every day so others won't have to. Our everyday heroes. Thank you:-) 4 years ago

Susie

Susie

DONATION: $50

My dad, who I miss everyday and my Grandma, that I never had a chance to know 4 years ago

Kristi Sabbides

Kristi Sabbides

DONATION: $25

From one Stomach Cancer Warrior's (Rick Sabbides) child to another...let's watch our parents kick this horrible disease! Can't wait to walk on November 2nd. Your mom is a sweetheart, by the way. :-) Go Vicki! 4 years ago