Fundraisers set for Roseville woman with flesh-eating disease

Mother has undergone more than 20 surgeries
By: Sena Christian, Staff Reporter
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Fundraisers for Kim Hole

What: Spaghetti feed, with silent auction, raffle and live music

When: 6-9 p.m. Monday, May 20

Where: Four Sisters Café, 9050 Fairway Drive in Roseville

Cost: $15 per adult, $10 per child

Info: Purchase tickets at the café or by contacting Rickell Romero at


What: Old Town Open Golf Tournament four-person scramble

When: Check-in at 6:30 a.m., with 8 a.m. shotgun start on Monday, June 24

Where: Sierra View Country Club, 105 Alta Vista Ave. in Roseville

Cost: $100 per player, $400 per foursome or $500 per foursome with business sponsorship

Info: For a sign up sheet, please visit and print your form


Friends and family of Roseville resident Kimberly Hole are hosting two fundraisers to help cover medical costs for the 39-year-old who was diagnosed in April with necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh-eating disease.

Hole, who has three sons with her husband and is an Army reservist, first felt a pain in her leg in early April. She thought she had pulled a muscle, but when the pain didn’t go away, doctors at Sutter Roseville Medical Center diagnosed her with the disease. Hole underwent surgery to remove her gluteal muscle and left hamstring muscle. A week after this surgery, doctors had to amputate the remainder of Hole's left leg.

It remains unknown how Hole contracted the flesh-eating disease, according to her friend Rickell Romero, who is organizing the fundraisers.

Despite undergoing more than 20 surgeries, Hole isn’t out of the woods yet. Her friends are holding the fundraisers to assist with medical bills and pay for a prosthetic leg.

To donate to Hole’s account directly, visit any Chase bank and reference account No. 2952875028.  The account name to reference is Larry Hole. To donate blood in her honor, contact any BloodSource and reference Donor Club No. 0626, under Kimberly Altenburg Hole.