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Taphouse Takeover for COTA for Team Caidyn

Dinner Event to Raise Funds for COTA in Honor of Local Young Adult 

Forest City, IA – A Taphouse Takeover, “Taphouse Takeover for COTA for Team Caidyn”, will be  held for COTA in honor of Caidyn Kruse, a Forest City-area young adult who needs a Kidney  transplant. The event is planned for Friday, November 19, 2021, at Paddler’s Tap in Forest City. 21- year-old Caidyn Kruse is listed for a Kidney transplant at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.  Funds are being raised for COTA in honor of Caidyn Kruse to assist with transplant-related expenses. 

Major dinner sponsors include: Paddler’s Tap and Bob’s Balls, Italian Meat Balls. The cost of the  dinner will be $5 for adults. The dinner will feature raffle drawings, a silent auction, and guest  bartenders. The event will be held at Paddler’s Tap in Forest City Iowa Friday, November 19th from  4:00 to 10:00 pm. Come have a good time and support a good cause. 

“The family and friends of Caidyn want to encourage everyone in the community to attend our  upcoming dinner in an effort to help give Caidyn a second chance at life,” said Event Chair Linda  Putney. “100% of the profits from the Tapehouse Takeover for COTA will assist with transplant related expenses.” 

Caidyn was diagnosed with VACTERLS. Local volunteers are raising an estimated $40,000 for  COTA in honor of Team Caidyn to assist with transplant-related expenses throughout her lifetime.  For more information about the Taphouse Takeover for COTA for Team Caidyn, or other fundraising  and volunteer opportunities, please contact Linda Putney at [email protected] 

Caidyn’s family has asked for assistance from the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA),  a national charity based in Bloomington, Indiana. COTA is dedicated to organizing and guiding  communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses. COTA’s services are completely free of  charge, and 100% of funds generated by COTA community fundraising campaigns are available for  transplant-related expenses. 

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Paddler’s Tap
136 N Clark St
Forest City, IA 50436 United States

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