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FRIENDS OF GUATEMALAN CHILDREN INC's Fundraiser:

Save Elias

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FRIENDS OF GUATEMALAN CHILDREN INC via Crowdrise
August 17, 2011

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THE STORY:

Elias is one of our most loved staff members at Casa Guatemala. He is our main boat driver and maintenance man. Don Elias is extremely dedicated to Casa Guatemala, having been with the organization for over 11 years. On Wednesday, August 3rd Elias fell from the roof he was repairing and had to be rushed by ambulance to Guatemala City for emergency brain surgery. He has fractured his skull, his arm and his nose and suffered severe brain hemorrhaging and loss of blood. Thankfully, he made it through the surgery, but he is still not out of danger.

Though the care at the public hospital where he was operated on is very good, they do not have the space or staff to keep him in the intensive care unit during his recuperation. Casa Guatemala plans on moving him to a private hospital where we can ensure he gets the best care we can provide in an intensive care unit. We have arranged to have him moved but the hospital will cost $2300 per week. We need all the help we can get to raise these funds and make sure we can provide for him throughout his recovery.

Though unconscious for 2 days, Elias is starting to show small signs of recovery. He was able to open his eyes and slightly move his fingers yesterday. We are praying with the right care he can be expected to fully recover.

Please help us with any amount that you can. Apart from the medical bills, we are also helping his family with their expenses while he is not able to work. Thank you so much for your support.

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To This Fundraiser

$1,932

MONEY RAISED
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  • Familia Hermosin

    $1,000

  • Via Causes on Facebook

    $525

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous (various)

    $225

  • Julio B.

    $105

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $17

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39% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $1,932 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Heather Graham

Amount Raised

$1,535

Fundraiser Title

FRIENDS OF GUATEMALAN CHILDREN INC

Amount Raised

$397

 

8% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $17

6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Anonymous (various)

Anonymous (various)

DONATION: $225

6 years ago

Julio B.

Julio B.

DONATION: $105

6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

6 years ago

Familia Hermosin

Familia Hermosin

DONATION: $1,000

6 years ago

Via Causes on Facebook

Via Causes on Facebook

DONATION: $525

6 years ago