Jeremiah's Special Needs Trust

$3,762 of $10k goal

Raised by 58 people in 52 months
Taytor Wopp  OLYMPIA, WA
This is Jeremiah Gibbs. He is an exuberant, creative Six year old boy with T.A.R syndrome. He loves to eat popcorn and spend quality time with his grandparents, playing with friends and gaming! He needs occasional blood platelet transfusions, has no arms, multiple leg deformities and fused kidneys. For the most part he has found his own innovative solutions to the simple daily tasks such as eating, brushing teeth, getting around the house and interacting with friends at pre-school. But being outside and keeping up is difficult as he cannot walk. We were recently told by Shriners Orthopedic surgeons that there is little they can do for him in the way of surgery. Because of this we're eager to outfit our home special for his independence! Jeremiah drives a K4-50 Permobile power chair. This helps give him more independence on the playground and in the community. Jeremiah's disability has not defined him thus far.... what it has defined is the immeasurable amounts of loving support and generosity our community is capable of.  We need your help raising funds to provide and empower Jeremiah in the world, making the simple things that we take for granted more accessible for him.  Jeremiah is so grateful for all the friends we meet and who help out along the way. He gives back with his courageous spirit, inspiring smile and indomitable will. All donations are directly deposited into Jeremiah's special needs trust where they are safe and spent on his various needs according to irrevocable trust regulations. Thank you all kindly! 
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Update 6
Posted by Taylor Gibbs
36 months ago
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Hello beloveds. I've changed the page from "Jeremiah's power chair" To "Jeremiah's Special Needs Trust". We cannot thank you all enough for Attending the event in April. All who helped prepare and coordinate(you know who you are and it's a rather large bunch of people) we are most grateful! All donations, shares, encouragement and supporters, you have forever touched our hearts. Jeremiah has his power wheel chair, we have the van and a lift!!! Whoohoo! We're now working on getting a disability accessible home, insurance on the chair and mainly a special toilet called a "Clos-O-mat". I'm not sure what type of fundraiser we'll do for 2014. However we are looking onward to replenish the trust funds so Jeremiah can use the toilet independently and so on. Please share! We're holding good thoughts and intentions as the year turns. Enjoy everyone!
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Update 5
Posted by Taylor Gibbs
42 months ago
Yesterday the Tumwater Noteables held a benefit concert for Jeremaih. Once again, thank you all kindly for helping us reach our goal. It's been a group effort where strangers have stepped forward and good friends and family continue to bless us. Thank you Thank you, community!!
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Update 4
Posted by Taylor Gibbs
44 months ago
We're 14.72% to our goal! This is big progress! Thank you everyone for sharing this!
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Update 3
Posted by Taylor Gibbs
45 months ago
This is the chair we're being loaned, however it's not the chair we need.
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$3,762 of $10k goal

Raised by 58 people in 52 months
Created August 29, 2012
SN
$40
Sean Nisbet
15 months ago
TF
$50
Tina Flores
15 months ago

God Bless you all! Go Jeremiah!

RC
$40
Randy Carrillo
15 months ago
CD
$40
Cosmo Doulgeroglou
15 months ago
MG
$100
Mark Gibbs
15 months ago
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1
JS
$30
Jennifer Sullivan
39 months ago

I heard about this bright ray of sunshine through my uncle Andy Morris - I live in Phoenix, AZ or I would come to the event. I really hope you're able to exceed your goal!!!

SG
$100
Susan GRIERSON
40 months ago
JH
$100
Jennifer Hermann
40 months ago
JR
$50
Jim Russell
40 months ago
SG
$50
Susan Grierson
41 months ago
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