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Parents of quads surprised with van at fundraiser

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Laura and Bill Baldwin have their hands full. They are parents to four 3-month-old babies as well as a three-year-old daughter.

The proud parents say Ryan, Reghan, Madalyn and Logan were a surprise, but a welcome one.

But taking care of four babies is a challenge and the Baldwins needed a new vehicle to transport their growing family.

Neighbors in Swanton came to their aid on Sunday with a fundraiser at Epic Center.

Event Chairman Bar Schmidt said, "I think that children are the most important things in our lives and when someone is in need, I feel that the town should come together and help them."

The goal was raise enough money to buy a vehicle, but during the fundraiser, a pastor from Faith Lutheran Church in Swanton surprised the family by announcing the church would be providing them with a van.

Since Mom Laura is having gall bladder surgery next month, the new fan couldn't have come at a better time.  The family will use funds raised on Sunday to pay for other expenses associated with their expanded family.

If you'd like to help out the Baldwin family, follow this link: 

http://www.youcaring.com/other/help-the-baldwin-quads-/104194 

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