Fundraisers set for Roseville woman with flesh-eating disease
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 www.facebook.com/TheKimAltenburgHoleFoundation 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.