Thanks for the support

Ethan Allen’s family would like to thank all our family, friends, community and businesses for all their prayers, support and donations for Ethan. Ethan’s benefit on Sept. 8 at the VFW Post 942 in Fonda was a huge success because of all the businesses, family and friends who donated and came to his event. There were more than 100 donations to his raffles and food from many local businesses.

The pouring love and prayers showed us how many people love Ethan, and our family is so proud of the community we live in. Ethan was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease. This is a disease that affects his respiratory system, brain and his muscles. There is no cure for this disease. The money that was raised will be used for medical necessities that are not covered under his insurance. Ethan has been granted a Make-a-Wish to meet the Ninja Turtles at Nickelodeon Resort in Florida with his mom, dad and sister in November. We want to thank Make-a-Wish from the bottom of our hearts.

We again want to thank all of our family and friends and community. With all of your support and prayers, Ethan will know how much he is loved and will continue to fight this disease.

God bless you all. Ethan wants to thank all who came to his special day. He also would like to thank Fonda Speedway and Glenridge Motorsports for the donations and the special night at Glenridge Motorsports in the ViP Tower with Dobson Motorsports and the awesome ride in the pace car with Peeker. The smile on his face that night was priceless. Thank you all for loving Ethan. Please keep him in your prayers.

Ethan is the son of Robert and Jamie Allen, brother of Madison Allen, and grandson of Vernon and Mary Ellen Francisco and Wendell Allen and the late Theresa Allen.