On January 13 the final amount of the sponsored bike ride, almost €25.000, was transferred to the Lichtgevend Foundation. With this amount the percentage of the total amount needed increased from 13 to 30%.
On December 20, 4 friends, including Aart, Emilie’s son, cycled from Groningen to America in 16.5 hours to collect money for Emilie. At 1 am they arrived in America.
The Lichtgevend Foundation launches a video for Sinterklaas. It’s a video with a call to take care for each other:
October 15 an article about Emilie, her crochet projects and the crowdfunding is published in the Eindhovens Dagblad
Cedars Sinai hospital reports the cost of the trajectory to close Emilie’s CSF Leak: $125.000,-
Emilie spoke to Dr. Schievink by phone. He sees opportunities to close the CSF leak. He is able to find (and operate) a CSF leak in 85% of the cases.