Prayer's for Calvin

For: Calvin Klassen-Parent
Kingsville, ON, Canada
Organizer: Ashlyn Bird
Prayer's for Calvin (Calvin Klassen-Parent)
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The Story

This fundraiser is for an amazing and brave little boy, Calvin Klassen-Parent, who is currently at Sick Kids in London battling cancer (Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia) since January 13, 2015.

Calvin is only 5-years-old and has been through more in the past two months than most people go through in their entire life. I can't even begin to imagine what Calvin and his family are going through; it brings me to tears just thinking about him. My son and I are friends of Calvin and his mother, Bonnie - I have seen first-hand the struggle Calvin is going through and it breaks my heart.

Please, I urge you to think if this was your child. Calvin is a wonderful, strong and absolutely amazing little boy. Everyday for Calvin is a challenge right now and he still has a rough road ahead of him before he starts feeling better.

I am pleading to each and every person who reads this to donate now! Every cent raised is going directly to support Calvin through this difficult time.

It's up to you now to show your support. Together, we can make all the difference!

For more information or to stay up-to-date on Calvin's story, please follow his Facebook Page, Prayer's for Calvin at

Thank you for taking the time to make a donation and show your support for Calvin. Every prayer and every cent matters!

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on March 9, 2015

Posted on March 9, 2015

CALVIN IS GOING HOME!!!!!!!!!!!! What a crazy roller coaster ride the past couple months has been for this little man. Calvin's strength through his battle with Leukemia truly does make him a superhero :-)

I also want to thank everyone for their help and support to make this fundraiser such a success... A special thanks to...

The Mucci Farms Family for your $3,000 donation...

The Neighbourhood Charitable Alliance for their $1,500 donation...

To my amazing Anonymous friend for his $1,000 donation...

To Lisa Stafford for raising over $800 to date (and is still fundraising) in coordination with the Kingsvill IDA...

To Mary Caton from the Windsor Star for your eagerness to push out Calvin's fundraiser in the Windsor Star...

To the entire Windsor Express management, staff and team for graciously donating numerous seats over three of their games and for their support with fundraising...

To Kim Dennison from Onyx Fitness in Essex for jumping in to help sell tickets for the Windsor Express games...

Last but not least, thank you to everyone for your generous donations, words of support and genuine care and concern for Calvin and his family. I will be sure to keep everyone updated with the remainder of our fundraising efforts.


Posted on February 26, 2015

Posted on February 26, 2015

I have been trying to track down the person who donated $3,000 on behalf of the Mucci Farms Family as the donation was made anonymously. I just want to extend a sincere thank you to Mucci Farms for your generous donation - it has made a tremendous difference in our fundraising efforts. What a beautiful sign of community caring :-)

Posted on February 24, 2015

Posted on February 24, 2015

As most of you already know, Calvin now has Bacterial Meningitis which he has to fight in addition to Leukemia. Keep praying for Calvin's health and happiness and for him to pull through this quickly. Please join us to celebrate Calvin's strength and show your support to Calvin and his family at this Saturday's Windsor Express game!

The Windosr Express basketball team has graciously reserved 28 seats at this Saturday's game in honour of Calvin. The game is at 7:00 p.m. at the WFCU Centre this Saturday February 28th.

The full ticket price will be donated to Calvin and his family. Floor seats are $35 and bowl seats are $20. As well, we wil be collecting general donations for Calvin at the game and auctioning off a basketball and jersey sign by the Windsor Express team.

To purchase your tickets, please contact me (Ashlyn) at 519-563-7507. Ticket payments can be made directly to this YouCaring account.

Thanks again to everyone who has already made a donation :-)

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