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'Care-a-Van' supports LI woman with ALS

Posted at 9:26 PM, Sep 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-24 22:51:52-04

FARMINGDALE, L.I. — A work community on Long Island came together to help a struggling co-worker.

A 60-vehicle “Care-A-Van for Carly” was held through the streets of Farmingdale, on Thursday. The Carly in question is Carly Colvell, an employee in the marketing department at Northwell Health and young mother of two, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of ALS last fall.

Her colleagues are trying to raise funds to help her family, which includes her husband and three children. Colvell requires around-the-clock care by a team of skilled nurses.

To help support Colvell, visit this GoFundMe page.