FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The GoFundMe campaign raising money for a local 6-year-old deaf girl who lost the processor for her cochlear implant has reached its goal.
The campaign started just after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, and reached the $12,000 goal just after 1:00 this afternoon.
The processor fell off when 6-year-old Chloe Kalas was bumped while playing in the park. Chloe’s mom Elizabeth and her husband searched the park seven different times but came up empty-handed.
“It makes me happy to call Fort St. John home when the community comes together,” said Moose FM Promotions Director Sydney Reid. “In just over 48 hours, we were able to not only raise the needed funds but surpass our goal. Thank you to everyone; whether you donated, started your own fundraising or shared the post on social media. Every action helped us reach our goal!”