Raising Money for Joe

$20,165 of $25k goal

Raised by 266 people in 33 months
Ashley Coburn  LONGVIEW, TX


On December 20, our very dear friend Joseph French was shot four times, with bullets lodged in his skull and midsection, by robbers trying to steal his cell phone in Honduras. He was walking home from a Christmas party at the high school where he teaches English. Donations have been used to transport Joseph to Baylor Medical Center, but now money is needed to help offset past and future medical bills. Currently, he owes for bloodwork, emergency dental work, and 3 CT scans totaling upwards of $5000.  He is unable to work and Social Security benefits do not provide enough assistance to support his daily needs, as well as pay off these bills. If you do not wish to donate, you can also help by purchasing his artwork which can be found at www.frenchmadeart.com   Please share this with all of your friends and family!
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Update 17
4 months ago

In an effort to assist Joe in paying off the medical bills that the insurance company rejected to pay, this campaign is back in action! So many came together to make sure Joe got the best medical care possible after receiving 5 gun shot wounds in Honduras and I'm sure we can all unite again in an effort to help him pay some of the costs that came after the initial life-saving flight to Texas.
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Update 16
32 months ago

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Josephs miracle continues... thank you for your prayers and support.
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Update 15
33 months ago

I am amazed at the way so many people have come together in support of Joseph and his family, including those who have never met them, but were compelled to help in this time of need. Please continue to pray that Joseph will keep making improvements and share this story with everyone you know to help offset the cost of his medical bills.
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Update 14
33 months ago

Please pray that Joseph will be able to breathe more easily and be returned to a private room out of ICU. Also, that the swelling in his brain will decrease so that doctors can perform the surgery to replace the part of his skull that was removed.
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Katie Meer
33 months ago

Thank you everyonelove is so powerful!

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Jana Crausbay
32 months ago

You will conquer, my friend...

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Jana Crausbay
33 months ago

Hoping Joseph and the crew fly to Texas safely! Love you dearly!!

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Glenn French
33 months ago

My Son, has been removed from the induced coma, opened his eyes and the Doctors have confirmed that all inflammation in his brain has diminished. The continuous miracle continues. With the above amount and other fundraisers combined still has us short of nearly two grand for an Air Ambulance expense. AS has been reported previously, facilities are being searched for that has proper accommodations medically for Joseph's type of trauma. We are sincere on this down-to-earth plea for assistance. Help us to help those that are helping Joseph. Thank You

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Lisa DeLong
33 months ago

Joseph went to East Texas Christian School with my daughter, Kasee. We are all praying for God's healing power over him and the situation to get him back to the states. We are standing in faith with friends and family.

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Ruth Padilla Rubio
33 months ago

it's a shame to say that I was born and live in Honduras.. i am so disapointed of my country..hopefully he will get well ....

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Jana Crausbay
33 months ago

Joseph.....so much on my mind..healing power

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Bunky Uribe
33 months ago

I need joe's family to contact me ASAP. I have through a high school friend connections to medical personnel, political family, and influential people. I'm hoping this is the Xmas miracle we are all hoping for

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Katie Meer
33 months ago

All the love and healing vibes are being sent your way. Every person I come in contact with I am asking for prayers I love you my dear dear friend

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Lynette Florence
33 months ago

Joseph We love you and also praying. Get well my son. May God continue to be with you.

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Alex Spoor
33 months ago

Hang in there, Joe! We only hung out a few times, but you left an awesome impression on us. The world is definitely a better place with you in it. It needs you in it, man.

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Chelsey Cope
33 months ago

Please donate or share the word, our world needs Joe!

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$20,165 of $25k goal

Raised by 266 people in 33 months
Created December 21, 2013
AO
$50
Austin O'Kelly
4 months ago
KB
$25
Karen Barton
4 months ago

I am happy for your recovery. God bless.

LM
$20
Lucero Maldondao
4 months ago
$20
Kim Curtis
4 months ago

I love you Joe--keep up all the hard work in your recovery efforts

KP
$50
Kasee Pringle-Kannard
4 months ago
TC
$100
Theresa Cheek
4 months ago
BD
$50
Brittany Disanza
4 months ago
JS
$100
James stinson
32 months ago

Get well soon from The Shooting Ranch, Buda Tx

SI
$20
Sarah Irby
32 months ago

For Joe, on behalf of Melissa DeTroy

TS
$100
Thomas Seaberry
32 months ago
Katie Meer
33 months ago

Thank you everyonelove is so powerful!

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Jana Crausbay
32 months ago

You will conquer, my friend...

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Jana Crausbay
33 months ago

Hoping Joseph and the crew fly to Texas safely! Love you dearly!!

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Glenn French
33 months ago

My Son, has been removed from the induced coma, opened his eyes and the Doctors have confirmed that all inflammation in his brain has diminished. The continuous miracle continues. With the above amount and other fundraisers combined still has us short of nearly two grand for an Air Ambulance expense. AS has been reported previously, facilities are being searched for that has proper accommodations medically for Joseph's type of trauma. We are sincere on this down-to-earth plea for assistance. Help us to help those that are helping Joseph. Thank You

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Lisa DeLong
33 months ago

Joseph went to East Texas Christian School with my daughter, Kasee. We are all praying for God's healing power over him and the situation to get him back to the states. We are standing in faith with friends and family.

+ Read More
Ruth Padilla Rubio
33 months ago

it's a shame to say that I was born and live in Honduras.. i am so disapointed of my country..hopefully he will get well ....

+ Read More
Jana Crausbay
33 months ago

Joseph.....so much on my mind..healing power

+ Read More
Bunky Uribe
33 months ago

I need joe's family to contact me ASAP. I have through a high school friend connections to medical personnel, political family, and influential people. I'm hoping this is the Xmas miracle we are all hoping for

+ Read More
Katie Meer
33 months ago

All the love and healing vibes are being sent your way. Every person I come in contact with I am asking for prayers I love you my dear dear friend

+ Read More
Lynette Florence
33 months ago

Joseph We love you and also praying. Get well my son. May God continue to be with you.

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Alex Spoor
33 months ago

Hang in there, Joe! We only hung out a few times, but you left an awesome impression on us. The world is definitely a better place with you in it. It needs you in it, man.

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Chelsey Cope
33 months ago

Please donate or share the word, our world needs Joe!

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