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Addison Wosick

Pray For Gray Honoree

“Pray for Gray has made a significant impact on not only our journey, but on our family & lives. They’ve graciously given our family gifts of support, wisdom, strength, hope, empathy, love, & a sense of community without hesitation. Pray For Gray does a fantastic job advocating for those with brain tumors/cancer. There is nothing quite like the Pray for Gray Community!”

-Grant & Lindsey Wosick

Addison’s Parents

Ben Gaboury

Pray For Gray Honoree

“Pray for Gray has been with us from Day 1 of Ben’s brain cancer diagnosis. They have been a form of financial, emotional, & mental support. Pray For Gray has gone above & beyond to ensure our needs are met. It’s not a community anyone ever sees themselves in, but their knowledge & support surpasses anything we have ever expected. We are forever grateful for the Pray for Gray Community!”

-Steph Gaboury

Ben’s Wife

Humanitarian Awards

Grateful Cratefuls

Grateful Cratefulls, LLC is a women-owned, family-owned business gifting service designed to make a difference through thoughtful, unique, simple gifting while creating a platform to give back. We are a business that creates Modern Day Gift Baskets to help you brighten someone’s day! We make gifting thoughtful, beautiful & simple! We specialize in Sympathy, Gratitude & Custom Business Gifting.

Landon's Light Foundation

At Landon’s Light Foundation, we directly support children battling a medical condition such as cancer and provide financial assistance to organizations benefiting children in similar situations. We also inspire children to grow academically and in their faith and physical well-being through scholarships and sponsorships.

Honorees

Whether they’re still with us, or they’ve passed on, Pray for Gray honorees hold a special place in our heart. These individuals are all warriors, and we honor them for their bravery and perseverance. Below is a list of all our incredible honorees.

Addison Wosick

2023

Ben Gaboury

2023

Maleah Jimenez

2023

Deklan & Faragh McCoy

2022

Jody Leeds

2022

Beth Anderson

2022

Elise Davey

2020

Travis Anderson

2020

Craig Ahmann

2020

Landon Solberg

2018

Ethan Dupper

2017

Travis Dupper

2017

Brad Schenck

2017

Stuart Keller

2016

Kate Arneson

2016

Andie Olsonawksi

2016

Brenda Wraalstad

2016

Terry Wilm

2015

Kelli Forster

2015

Zachary Rummel

2015

Mark Weninger

2015

Sue Braun

2014

Nevaeh Belker

2014

Karla Peter

2014

LeAnn Hishaug

2014

Grace Bittner

2013

Vance Bakke

2013

Lori Enns

2013

Scott Toenies

2012

Gene Windhorst

2012

Hellat Maii

2012

Mike Schuler

2012

Anders Flaa

2011

Ryan Mayer

2010

Morgan Kolling

2009

Maren lives in Fargo, ND, and became part of the brain tumor community when her husband, Patrick, was diagnosed with a tumor in 2017. Despite multiple surgeries and challenges, Maren and Patrick have not lost their love for life, and still are full of optimism and joy. Together, they have five children, and in Maren's spare time she enjoys camping, family game nights and spending time with friends. Maren first became involved with Pray for Gray as a volunteer, and is now a board member! She is excited to be on this journey with such a wonderful community.

Ashley is a mother to two beautiful children Ava and Alijah. She is dedicated to creating a brighter world for her children to grow up in. As an occupation, Ashley works in corporate accounting for Microsoft. Prior to moving to Fargo in 2016, Ashley attended college with in Bemidji. In 2018, Ashley’s young daughter Ava was diagnosed with brain cancer. Pray for Grey served as a great resource to the family and maintains a very special place in her heart. Ashley is dedicated to serving others in their time of need as she continues to navigate and celebrate uncharted territories with her daughter. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her children, photography, and loves home and crafting projects.

After obtaining Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Child & Family Development, Hiliary completed Master's work in Human Development, while starting her career in the disability field. Hiliary has been a disability specialist since 2010, and has served as the CEO for a disability non-profit since 2015. Hiliary began her time as Executive Director with Pray for Gray in March 2023, and brings her past personal and professional experiences to the Pray for Gray team. Hiliary is passionate about the nonprofit world and seeks to bring growth and new opportunities to Pray for Gray. When she isn't working, Hiliary enjoys spending her time with her family and friends, traveling, and experiencing new adventures.

Brad Schenck worked as a Moorhead Police Officer for 16 years, and served on the SWAT team during his time as an officer. He also served in the marine corps and the ND Air Guard. After experiencing vision, reading and memory difficulties, Brad was diagnosed with a brain tumor. 80% ot the tumor was removed and radiation and chemo were completed. However, after experiencing a seizure later on, Brad had discovered his tumor had returned. The return of the tumor forced Brad to retire from both the police department and the military. Since, Brad has become a Pray for Gray Board Member to help others who are experiencing similar journeys. When not assisting with Pray for Gray, Brad spends his time with his wife and three kids. He enjoys spending time at the lake in the summer and Mexico in the winter.

Candice Ahmann is a Partner at Express Employment Professionals and has dedicated the last 15 years to the hiring and recruitment industry while helping businesses grow. Candice graduated from North Dakota State University, met her late husband Craig, and has now been in Fargo for almost 20 years. Candice first learned about Pray for Gray as Craig was a past honoree and lost his battle to brain cancer in the Fall of 2019. Candice joined the Board of Directors in 2021 to help other families like theirs while continuing to honor her husbands’ legacy. In her free time, Candice volunteers with the business community and other non-profits such as the National Brain Tumor Society. Candice continues to reside in Fargo and stays busy with her two boys.   

Grant lives in Grand Forks, ND with his wife Lindsey, and two kids Addison and Lincoln. Grant works for the North Dakota Highway Patrol as a Trooper. Grant first learned about Pray for Gray after Addison was diagnosed with a Medulloblastoma brain tumor in December 2022. Pray for Gray has been there for the Wosick family from the beginning and has graciously given them gifts of support, wisdom, strength, hope, empathy, love, and a sense of community without hesitation. Grant joined the Board of Directors in 2023 to help other families like his and advocate for those with brain tumors/cancer.