#whynotDevin

For: The Suau Family ( ALL proceeds to the Suau Family )
Boston, MA
Organizer: Kaitlyn Keaney Fund
#whynotDevin (The Suau Family ( ALL proceeds to the Suau Family ))
$21,825
of $100,000 goal.
Raised by 414 donors
21% Complete
This fundraiser is closed. Thank you for your support!

The Story

The Kaitlyn Keaney Fund is proud to announce a CHARITY event for the Suau Family from Framingham MA.  All proceeds from this fundraiser go to the Suau Family. 

Youcaring.com has informed us that we must suspend the raffle portion of the fundraiser. In order for the fundraiser to remain active, Youcaring.com's payment provider, WePay, has obligated us to print the following:

-Remove raffle language from the fundraiser description;
-Update the fundraiser page to let everyone know that the raffle will not be held; and
-Offer refunds to all donors. For refunds please use link here : 

https://support.wepay.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

Our apologies for any confusion.

Please join us on Saturday May 6th at 11 am at Florian Hall in Dorchester MA. Any donations made prior to 11am on May 6 will still be presented to the Suau Family at Florian Hall.

Please follow Devin on Twitter (@whynotDevinDIPG) and join our Facebook group (#whynotDevin) for more information. Please reach out on Facebook or Twitter if you have any questions or would like a refund.

Devin Suau is six-years-old, and after falling off his snowboard in January and seeing a doctor about a possible concussion, he was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). DIPG is a very rare type of pediatric cancer that is aggressive and unforgiving. The tumor is located in Devin’s brain stem. Tragically, because of its location, the tumor is inoperable and has no known cure. Devin’s family was told he likely has somewhere between 8 months to 2 years to live.
Devin’s family was completely blindsided and devastated by this news and shattered that there is no cure. Devin is the youngest of 4 boys, he loves to play soccer, lacrosse and snowboard and looks up to his brothers a great deal. He may be the youngest in his family but he has the biggest personality, making anyone who knows him laugh and fall in love. His parents, James and Christine, chose to believe that Devin will beat the odds and be a miracle that the DIPG community needs. Someone has to be first.
With this Group, we hope to add yet another resource and a centralized voice for people to read about Devin and his family. That said, it is also very important to Devin’s family to raise awareness about DIPG. This disease, because of its rarity, gets very little to zero funding, research, or backing from the medical community. That has to change!
Join the Suau's fight. Join Devin's fight. And be part of the greatest comeback story ever told!

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on April 24, 2017

Posted on April 24, 2017

PLEASE see below 

Hello tnotes23,

We're writing regarding the fundraiser you recently set up with YouCaring: https://www.youcaring.com/thesuaufamily-787726. Unfortunately, this fundraiser violates our terms of service: http://www.youcaring.com/terms-of-service.

Per #6 we do not allow fundraisers involving:
"Offerings or promotion of raffles, lotteries, sweepstakes, contests or other games of chance – whether from the user or third-parties."

Our payment provider, WePay, has offered for you to keep the donated funds provided that you to do the following:

- We will need you to remove the raffle language from the fundraiser description.
- We will need you to update the fundraiser page to let everyone know that the raffle will not be held, and to offer refunds to all the donors.

Please do so within 24 hours or we will have to remove your fundraiser.

Please let us know if you have any questions. We thank you for your cooperation.

Regards,

Nicole
Trust & Safety, YouCaring

Posted on April 24, 2017

Posted on April 24, 2017

We appreciate everyone's support and to see how your donation is helping Devin and his family Please follow #whynotdevin group on Facebook or twitter 

thank you 

Posted on March 30, 2017

Posted on March 30, 2017

The Kaitlyn Keaney Fund is proud to announce a raffle that will benenfit The Suau Family. ( #whynotdevin) 

Tickets are $20 a piece and will be entered into a drawing held at Florian Hall on Saturday May 6th at 11am.  You can purchase as many chances as you want. 

First Prize : 3 days 3 nights Las Vegas MGM Grand.  INCLUDES AIRFARE

Second Prize : 2 night stay at Fischer Island in Miami in a luxury private cottage with 3 bedrooms and a $500 delta voucher

Third Place : Dinner for 6 at DelFriscos Steak House ( Seaport - Boston ) Wine Included 

Fourth Place: Set of Calloway Golf Clubs - complete set of irons 

Fifth Place : 4 Green Monster seats to any Red Sox game throughout the season.  ( 4 tickets )  YOUR CHOICE 





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