Donate to John and Krista Batchelder

News no parent wants to hear.

John and Krista Batchelder received the news that their son Miles was diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor. Miles is a huge Avs fan and future little hockey player. John and his teammates, The Enablers, have played at the Promenade for 11 years. John started playing hockey at the age of 7, playing for Boulder Valley Hockey. Just this fall, John and Krista’s five year old son, Miles, was diagnosed with cancer (Wilms’ tumor). Even though John and Krista both have good jobs and health insurance, the anticipated costs are going to be overwhelming for them. John’s job as a commercial appraiser is commission only, so days off work caring for Miles or being at the hospital will mean no income.

What is Wilms’ Tumor?

Wilms‘ tumor is the most common type of kidney cancer in children. Wilms‘ tumor is a rare kidney cancer that primarily affects children. Also known as nephroblastoma, it’s the most common cancer of the kidneys in children. Wilms‘ tumor most often affects children ages 3 to 4 and becomes much less common after age 5.

A Financial and Emotional Lift

While the Batchelders have insurance, we know the out of pocket portion associated with surgeries, chemotherapy, and lost income can be overwhelming. We want to partner with their network and muliply the GIVING BACK to give this family a financial and emotional lift!

Let’s rally to help this family. We can lift some of the burden off this family through your generous donation today.

Or mail check to:

Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation
PO Box 182
Indian Hills, CO 80454

Dawg Nation will collect all funds donated and determine the final amount provided to the recipient. Dawg Nation cannot guarantee that the full amount of your donation will reach the recipient. That said, Dawg Nation has historically provided final amounts to recipients in excess of the total amount of funds collected.

1 thought on “Donate to John and Krista Batchelder”

  1. John I am so sorry to hear about this. My very best friend from high school has a daughter that had the same thing when she was five years old. She’s 18 now and doing well. I sure hope everything goes ok with your little guy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.


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