A young girl pays it forward, one step at a time in North Tonawanda.


Story from WIVB today showcases 8-year-old Shaylee Klaes.  It seems Shaylee has come up with a
"unique idea to raise money for the Lost Limbs Foundation, an organization that helps out amputee children and their families.
She will be walking on crutches for 24 hours.
Shaylee's Dad, Dan Klaes added
"It'll show her trials and errors of what they may have to got through on a daily basis,I think we all take it for granted because we all have two legs."

"I thought it would be fun to raise money to help kids," said Shaylee Klaes.

Shaylee and her dad are calling it the 24-hour crutches challenge

They have already gotten 500 dollars, but Shaylee is eager to raise that amount to $5,000 dollars.

Says Dan Klaes,

"The cost is outrageous for the prosthetic, between $5,000 and $50,000 dollars for just for one arm or one leg for these kids," said Dan Klaes.  "So anything we can do to defer the cost for these families."

If you want to donate to Shaylee's Fund click here. 




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