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Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« on: June 09, 2015, 08:08:44 PM »
I hope it is OK to post this in a new thread. I was afraid it would get lost if I put it on the tail end of the other. As many of you know, Craig Hansen, a Kboards member has had a stroke and he and his wife need our help. A friend of his has started a campaign and here is her note.

 Here is the link to the campaign. It's open ended, so if we reach the goal of $1,000, it won't shut down. I'm hoping we can get more than that. But anything anyone can contribute is appreciated. The money will go directly to Craig and Andie; I don't have access to that side of the account.
 
http://www.gofundme.com/craighansen ;
 
One note - it is showing the city as Hazard, KY, which is where I'm located. Craig's in Oregon. I can't figure out how to change that, as it isn't letting me edit the zip code on the campaign. So if anyone has questions about that, that's why it's showing Kentucky.
 
If we can share this with as many people as possible, that'd be wonderful. Let's get the word out there and see what we can do. Thank you!
 

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2015, 08:19:14 PM »
Thank you for posting this up.  I am already an avid reader of his, and own all of his titles. so a gofundme is the best way I could help other than offering my prayers.

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2015, 08:20:59 PM »
You are wonderful, Boyd!

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2015, 08:59:59 PM »
Donated, Tweeted, Facebooked. Thanks for setting this up, Jeanne!
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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2015, 01:52:01 AM »
Thankyou for posting.  Donated.

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2015, 01:59:41 AM »
You guys are great. :)  I didn't set this up. Another friend of Andie and Craig's did. I was just happy to post it for them.

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« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2015, 03:01:11 AM »
Donated. Thank you for sharing, Jeanne. And for keeping us updated about his progress. :)

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2015, 03:06:55 AM »
I couldn't afford to donate a lot, but every little bit helps, right? I've donated.


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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2015, 03:46:52 AM »
More than happy to donate. Hope the GoFundMe fund does great.


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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2015, 07:39:43 AM »
Fantastic idea.

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2015, 09:29:39 AM »
I'm sure Craig and his family will appreciate this greatly, Jeanne and Tabatha!

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2015, 10:36:24 AM »
Thanks for setting this up.
Just donated. Not much but I will donate again this payday. His fund is already up quite a bit, which is a testament to how we all feel, but the more we can do, the better.


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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #12 on: June 10, 2015, 11:30:54 AM »
Thank you for setting this up. I prefer direct donation to purchasing books--he gets a bigger cut this way. Posted on Facebook as well.


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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2015, 11:56:46 AM »
Can everyone that wants please link this thread in your signatures?   Thank you in advance.
http://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,216185.msg3013849.html#new

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2015, 12:17:31 PM »
I tried to donate but was told there was an issue with the owner's account. Tried again and it went through. So if you run into a problem, just keep trying.

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2015, 02:30:06 PM »
Donated and sent out a big social media blast. Gonna put it on the top of the newsletter tomorrow.

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2015, 02:39:28 PM »
Can someone drop a link to his books here. I can't find his profile. Might be a good idea for people that can't donate because they are in other countries. They can buy his books instead. 

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« Reply #17 on: June 10, 2015, 02:40:32 PM »
Can everyone that wants please link this thread in your signatures?   Thank you in advance.
Great idea! Linked in my sig, and you can copy the info from Cin's.
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« Reply #18 on: June 10, 2015, 02:45:28 PM »
Can someone drop a link to his books here. I can't find his profile. Might be a good idea for people that can't donate because they are in other countries. They can buy his books instead.
Betsy posted this in the original thread: www.amazon.com/Craig-Hansen/e/B0052H1I6G
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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #19 on: June 10, 2015, 03:05:31 PM »
You are all so awesome that you've put me in tears.

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« Reply #20 on: June 11, 2015, 10:50:25 PM »
This was a good thing that Tabatha did with your help, Jeanne.  Well done!
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« Reply #21 on: June 11, 2015, 11:06:59 PM »
Donated. Will keep Craig and his family in my thoughts.

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #22 on: June 11, 2015, 11:12:18 PM »
Thanks for posting this. It's always a wake up call when life deals a blow, and it's good to be able to help, even in a small way.

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« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2015, 11:17:21 PM »
You are so right. We tend to get so focused on our own problems, that we need wake up calls once in a while to let us know how fortunate some of us really are. And it does feel so good to help someone else.

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Re: Go Fund Me for Craig Hansen
« Reply #24 on: June 13, 2015, 12:00:54 PM »
Donated - TY for setting this up