Flash mob brings love as well as money to mom battling cancer

of which time the item surprised a 30-year-old mother in Nampa, Idaho.

In October, Amanda Kofoed found a lump under her arm. A friend urged her to get the item checked.

The diagnosis was dire: Stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Kofoed’s doctor wanted to start treatment right away, although with no insurance, Kofoed didn’t think she could afford the item.

“I asked if they could delay my treatment until January,” she told the Idaho Statesman.
A family friend, Jessie Horney, set up a GoFundMe account soon after to help raise money for medical expenses.

of which’s when Praynksters stepped in. One of the co-founders of the group, Jesse Fadel, is actually a childhood friend of Kofoed’s husband, Clint.

“When we first got the news, we called all of our friends as well as family. They told us ‘don’t worry about the insurance,'” Amanda Kofoed said.

The Praynksters crew invited Kofoed as well as her husband to a coffee shop to make a “thank you” video for people who had donated through GoFundMe. although the most dramatic generosity was only about to begin.

As the camera rolled, almost 0 Praynksters volunteers flooded the coffee shop holding $100 bills. Each volunteer laid the money on the Kofoed’s table.

“So many old friends as well as so many fresh friends — there were people I hadn’t seen in over 10 years. ” Kofoed said.

The flash mob brought in more than $13,000.

“I was overwhelmed with how much I was loved as well as how hopeful the item felt,” Kofoed said.

“We are not doing of which alone. We are surrounded by so many people of which love us. We don’t have to do of which ourselves.”

Kofoed, who is actually also a mom to four children — ages 7, 6, 4 as well as 3, plans to return to school to finish her elementary school teaching degree next fall.

She was about halfway through the semester when she found out about her cancer.

“I think the main thing my husband as well as I want to communicate is actually how blessed we are, as well as we receive their love.

“We truly see of which as how God is actually loving us as well as how we can share love with one another. We didn’t expect what we received.”

To read more of Kofoed’s story or make a donation, visit her GoFundMe page.

Flash mob brings love as well as money to mom battling cancer

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