A Patchogue mom who works at Roast Coffee and Tea Trading Company needs support from the community after recently suffering a stroke.
Desiree Vermeulen, an assistant manager at the 41 E. Main St. coffeehouse, is going to be out of work during her recovery. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help her support herself and daughter during this time.
The page, created by Tiffany Rivera on June 24th, currently has raised $2,910 out of a $4,000 goal. Residents that have donated are also leaving several get-well messages for Vermeulen.
Donations of any amount are being accepted for Vermeulen. To visit the page, click here.