In support of Brian Mance

$64,883 of $80,000 goal

Raised by 805 people in 18 months
Our dear friend, Brian K. Mance, has been struggling with a devastating physical diagnosis for the past two months. Brian was an athlete and is a college football coach. However, because of his diagnosis he will be unable to work for several months.

Let us share with you how quickly life can change. Brian, his wife, Torrun and their son Jaden were celebrating 4th of July in their hometown with family and friends. On their way home, Brian complained about neck pain. The pain became so severe, they ended up in ER where Brian became increasingly worse and began to lose all mobility in his limbs. After days of waiting for a diagnosis and the consult of more than seven doctors, it was determined that Brian has neurosarcoidosis, a rare autoimmune disorder. He spent 21 days in the hospital and on July 25th was transferred to a rehabilitation center that specializes in the type of extensive therapy that will help him to regain mobility. By the way, this rehabilitation center is more than 75 miles from their home.

We are pleased and happy to say that Brian is making progress, but we understand the process. We also know that there will be major medical costs involved. We are asking that you donate to Brian's cause. Join us as we help this young family!!!

We are all believers and know the love and grace of God and the power of prayer. We ask for your prayers for Brian and his family. He is a loving husband, and father of an adorable 19 month old son. Help us get the word out, and share our page, and his story.
+ Read More
A Note from Brian........
I want to again thank everyone for the continued love and support that you have shown. Over the past few months I have continued to work hard in Physical and Occupational Therapy. I am slowly gaining more mobility in my neck, along with my arms. Although I am is still bedridden I am working every day to regain mobility and strength. Along with these Rehabilitation services I am taken care of by caregivers who work around the clock to make sure that my family and I have help. These expenses, along with medical cost, are adding up and I am again reaching out for help. I am asking that you will continue to donate to my cause and help my family in this difficult time. The financial support along with cards, visits and prayers are greatly appreciated.

I know the love, the grace of God and the power of prayer will be with us throughout our journey. I am continuing to be the man that God has called me to be by being a loving husband and father to my 2 year old son and I am getting stronger by the day . Help me to once again share my story by sharing our page and continuing to donate.

"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28
+ Read More
We want to thank everyone who has made donation to Brian. He is truly blessed. He is still fighting this ugly disease and we're asking that you will continue to shower him financially as well as with your prayers, your cards, notes and visits.
+ Read More
Update 5/18/17

Hello Family and Friends,
We are writing to give you an update on Brian's progress and to ask once again for your support. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all the love and support you have shared with them during the last ten months. You have lifted up Brian and Torrun in so many ways.

Brian is making progress everyday and he is getting stronger. However, he still needs round-the-clock care and must use ambulatory transportation for doctor's appointments, physical therapy, and any specialized treatments. The neurosarcoidosis diagnosis remains as well as the paralysis.

As we try to provide Brian with the best of care, their challenge is having the funds necessary to meet daily, weekly, and monthly expenses. They need your help. The Go-Fund account is still active and whatever you are able to give lessen their financial obligations.

Brian and Torrun are spiritually grounded and feel blessed by every little bit of progress that Brian makes. Throughout his illness, Brian has kept that signature smile and upbeat attitude. They just wait and pray for the day that he joins us "whole again."

Please share our post with your friends and family. Again, we say thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all you have done and all you will continue to do❤
+ Read More
Update on Brian Mance 1-10-17
Friends and Family, Happy New Year!! I wanted to give you all an update on Brian Mance's condition. As you know, Brian became ill July 4, 2016 and was diagnosed with the rare autoimmune disorder, neurosarcoidosis. After 6 months of extensive therapy at two highly recognized rehabilitation centers, Brian is experiencing little movement in his neck, shoulders, arms, and fingers. However small we are still overjoyed with this progress, but Brian still has a long way to go. Brian has remained steadfast in his faith and spirit during this time.

Presently, Brian is receiving in-house therapy with round the clock care. In-house care is costly (averaging $15,000 monthly). In our first effort to help Brian and Torrun, you helped us raise more than forty-four ($44,000) and for that we are truly and sincerely thankful. However, they still have a strong need for our continuous support. Help us get the word out by sharing Brian's story on social media as well as talking to your families, friends, co-workers, church members and organizations. This young family needs our help. We are asking that you once again join us in this effort to lessen the financial strain that Brian and Torrun are facing.

Brian and his family would like to thank each of you for your prayers, thoughts, phone calls and all that you have so generously shared with them. They are humbled, thankful, and blessed by your support during the past six months.

Now, I want to personally thank you as well for all the love you've shown them. As I said before, no amount is too small. Help us surpass our goal and overflow this family with our monetary gifts....every penny will help! Keep spreading the word! And thank you all again soooooo much! May God continue to bless YOU, Brian, Torrun and their 2 year old, Jaden!
+ Read More
Read a Previous Update
Greg Mackey
18 months ago

Work on it like you want it, Brian. We're behind you.

+ Read More
Rebeca Ruiz
18 months ago

Keep strong!

+ Read More
Tasha Lewis
18 months ago

God is able my friend he has the power the strength to bless you with amazing out come keep fighting monarch love you and you're family

+ Read More

$64,883 of $80,000 goal

Raised by 805 people in 18 months
Created August 10, 2016
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
$250
Anonymous
9 days ago
$250
Anonymous
29 days ago
$250
Anonymous
1 month ago
$250
Anonymous
2 months ago
$20
Anonymous
3 months ago
$250
Anonymous
3 months ago
$20
Anonymous
3 months ago
$250
Anonymous
4 months ago
Greg Mackey
18 months ago

Work on it like you want it, Brian. We're behind you.

+ Read More
Rebeca Ruiz
18 months ago

Keep strong!

+ Read More
Tasha Lewis
18 months ago

God is able my friend he has the power the strength to bless you with amazing out come keep fighting monarch love you and you're family

+ Read More
or
Or, use your email…
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.