A blog from Schubbe Resch Chiropractic and Physical Therapy.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Cystic Fibrosis and Jeans for Charity

For the past few years, the staff at the Appleton office has picked a charity to benefit from their desire to wear jeans.  The staff each donates $25 for the privilege of wearing jeans on Fridays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

This year, the staff has decided to donate all of the proceeds to Lauren Arkens, a local young woman who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis.  Lauren received a double lung transplant on Christmas Eve 2015.  With the transplant, the CF is cured in Lauren's lungs, but she is still pancreatic insufficient.

Her family has incurred considerable medical expenses, and those costs will continue to climb as she will need to take anti-rejection and antibiotic drugs for the rest of her life.

There are a number of ways that you also can contribute to help this young woman out.  If you want to give to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, you may do so by making a check out to CF with #TeamArkens in the memo line. Mail checks to Geralyn Hartman, N132 Barberry Ln, Appleton, 54915.

If you want to give to Lauren's Medical Fund, you may do so at .  96% of your donation will go to her fund.

If you would like to give directly to Lauren and her husband Tyler, you may help via the Meal Train calendar -  You may also buy them gift cards for groceries, gas or restaurants - see the meal train site for recommendations.  And finally, you can send them a check directly at Lauren Arkens, 216 W Second Street, Kimberly, WI  54136.  Please be aware that any donations made directly to Lauren are not tax deductible.

If you have any questions, you may call the Appleton office at 920-738-0200 and we can direct you to Lauren's mother who can help you out.

Thank you in advance for you help.