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Catherine Needs Your Help

Catherine is suffering from intestinal failure and is waiting for an intestine, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, and liver transplant in Cleveland, OH.

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December 5, 2019

Catherine and her family continue to be in awe at the outpouring of support from the community. The last couple of months have been especially encouraging with two successful fundraisers held in Catherine’s hometown, Lumberton, NC.

On September 14, 2019, Susan Oxendine with Runnin’ Fit, along with several supporters, hosted a “Run for the Catherine Gold” 5k. Susan did not know Catherine or the Gold family previously, but heard Catherine’s story and wanted to do something to help. Susan is now a great friend to the Gold family and we are so thankful for her. She checks on Catherine regularly and sends encouraging words when they are needed the most.

On October 24, 2019, River Run Art and the Robeson County Arts Council hosted the Gallery of Hope Art Exhibit and Sale to benefit Catherine. The co-chairs of the event were Nila Chamberlain and Joy McGugan, local artists, and Richard Monroe, vice and past president of the Robeson County History Museum. Works by North Carolina artists were sold at the event and profits were donated to Help Hope Live to help pay for Catherine’s medical expenses. This article was featured in the Robesonian prior to the event:

Both events were tremendously successful and Catherine is encouraged by all the support. Below are pictures from the Run for the Catherine Gold 5k and a photo of a special work from the Gallery of Hope fundraiser by Joy McGugan. Thank you to everyone!

July 10, 2019

A big thank you to Mike Aguirre for hosting a fundraising event at Big Daddy’s Road House on June 1st. Mike is a good family friend and we really appreciate his effort and generosity. Check out the picture below of Catherine and her family with a banner from the event.

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October 29, 2019

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Stay strong and smart, as you always have.


June 23, 2019

Dear Catherine, We've known you for forever and loved you just as long. You've a very special spirit. There is no force in this world that can stop you. Be well and know you are constantly in our thoughts. Love, Sheri and Stewart

Sheri and Stewart Chance

May 2, 2019

DearCatherine, You are in my daily prayers and God will give you the strength. You have a dear aunt that loves you very much. God bless you and your family.

Myrna Colon Alcaraz

May 1, 2019

Saying endless prayers for you! Caroline E.

Caroline Eure

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