Fundraiser money stolen from 4-year-old
We've been following the story of a 4-year-old girl who moved to Colorado to receive medication that is found in marijuana plants. Now, her family faces another hurdle after money was stolen from a fundraising event.
Around $3,000 was raised in a poker run before half of the money was stolen.
Lily suffers from a rare case of Epilepsy and at one point was having anywhere from 30 to 50 seizures a day. They decided to make the move to Colorado for CBD oil which contains compounds found in marijuana plants. Since taking the oil Lily's health has improved, but the bills keep piling up.
The family is now trying to get Lily a seizure dog that will help her which is part of the reason they hosted this fundraiser. Her mother tells me she can't believe someone would steal from her daughter.
\"I think it's disgusting. How? Who has the evil in their hearts to steal from a 4-year-old and a 4-year-old medically complex child. They all knew her story and to be able to still have the goal to steal from her is just disgusting,\" said Lily's mother Vicky Pletka.
The family has also set up a new GoFundMe page to help them raise money for Lily's service dog.
You can log onto http://www.gofundme.com/LightNLove4Lily