Closs family thanks public for 'incredible gifts and donations'

Closs family thanks public for 'incredible gifts and donations' Photo: KSTP-TV

February 13, 2019 11:22 AM

Nearly a month after Jayme Closs was found in Douglas, Wisconsin, the 13-year-old and her family are thanking the public for the support they have received. 

A statement from Jayme and her family was released Wednesday:


"Jayme and her family wish to extend their deepest gratitude for the incredible gifts and generous donations that she has received from all over the country and around the world. Jayme greatly appreciates each and every gift, as well as the many cards and letters. The many kind words have been a source of great comfort to her." 

More from KSTP: 

Jennie-O to donate $25,000 in reward money to Jayme Closs

KSTP's Jayme Closs coverage

Jayme was kidnapped from her home in Barron, Wisconsin, on Oct. 15 after both of her parents were killed. She escaped 88 days later.

Twenty-one-year-old Jake Patterson is charged with kidnapping and homicide.

Last month, Hormell Foods and Jennie-O announced they would donate the $25,000 they had offered in reward money for information leading to Jayme directly to the 13-year-old girl.

Jayme's parents, James and Denise Closs, worked at Jennie-O.

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