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January 29, 2015. Yvonne Depatis-Kupka is a professional Hollywood hairdresser with additional experience as a makeup artist and actress. Her work has appeared in more than 50 movies and television shows including Planet of the Apes, In Living Color, CSI Miami, In Treatment, True Blood, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and many more.
Yvonne received a liver transplant on Dec. 28, 2010. Yvonne was finally able to go home from the hospital on March 28, 2011, three months to the day after her transplant surgery. Today she is making progress daily thanks to your generosity and support.
Over the past four years we raised nearly $60,000 to help Yvonne with her medical expenses. We are very grateful to each and every one who helped in any way!
Still want to help?
A couple of years ago, Stephen "Doc" Kupka, Yvonne's husband, started working on a new song based upon the popular societal catch-phrase: "At the End of the Day." Now At The End of the Day is available as an MP3 download for just $0.99 on the Strokeland Records Web site, featuring former Tower of Power lead vocalist Larry Braggs with the Lon Bronson All-Stars. All proceeds from the download of this MP3 go to support Yvonne Kupka. Download this MP3 (9.8 MB, no electronic copy protection). We're calling on Doc's loyal fans worldwide for 100,000 downloads of this MP3.
Donations are not tax-deductible
The Friends of Yvonne and Doc Kupka established an Irrevocable Trust Agreement administered by an independent medical fund trustee to govern the proper handling and administration of all donations received. Donations are gifts to Yvonne Depatis-Kupka and are NOT tax-deductible in the United States.
The Federal Tax ID Number for this Irrevocable Trust is 27-6944046.
To verify that this was a legitimate fundraising effort and not an Internet scam, visit Doc Kupka's Web site at http://strokeland.com/.