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Ethan Kirkbride Recovery Fund.

$34,801 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 237 people in 3 months
Created November 1, 2018
17yr old Ethan is an employee of ours at McDonald’s Roma for 3yrs now. Recently he was involved in a serious car accident which resulted in his neck being broken in 2 places. These breaks have left him paralyzed from the neck down. After the accident, he was flown to the PA Hospital in Brisbane where he underwent immediate surgery. Ethan is still currently in Intensive Care with his Family by his side. Ethan is a great young knock about guy who loves a laugh, enjoys the company of others, and is seriously quick witted when it comes to having a joke. We miss him in and around McDonald’s, as he is like family to us all. As part of Ethan’s recovery, he will need a very expensive wheel chair; may need to purchase a purpose built car to transport Ethan and his wheelchair; and possible modifications to their home back in Roma when Ethan returns. Please rally around this young bloke, our friend, your friend, and our fellow work mate. Ethan and his Family need our support, so please dig deep and assist if you can. On behalf of Ethan and Family, thank you in advance.
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Hi All,

Ethan has moved from ICU over to the Spinal Injuries Unit where he will start the rehabilitation part of his journey.

His breathing has improved massively since he first arrived in hospital as he is now able to breathe on his own throughout the day and throughout the night. He uses a trilogy vent which is humidified air pushed past his trackie and he collects the air as it goes past the airway of the trackie.

There are still no improvements with Ethan’s arm or leg movement at this stage, he still has no feeling from his neck down.

We have changed the goal amount for Ethan’s Go Fund Me from $30,000 to $100,000 as there is no limit on the financial support that Ethan will need for his future. A house and many other items will need to be purchased for him to live comfortably, so all the donations that have already been received and future donations are a huge help and very appreciated.

Please continue to share this page around to all of your business contacts, social media friends and family. It honestly cannot be shared too much. Again, thank you for all of the support for Ethan.
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Hi Everyone,
Again, thank you for everyone's support towards Ethan. The amount of sharing of this page and then the donations has been very well received by Ethan and his family.
To give you all an update on the proceeds of this page. We have linked a bank account to this page in the name of Joanne Liston (Ethan's Mum).
The #1 reason for this is that Ethan is unable to access his accounts currently, whereas Joanne needs to so that the medical bills are paid. Joanne and Ethan will both work together to use these donations towards the expenses post his accident.
#2 is that I am only the facilitator of this page, and I do not wish to be involved with the handling of Ethan's money.
On behalf of Ethan, Joanne and family; thank you so much for what has been done so far to get behind them. Cheers.
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Hi Everyone, a big thanks to all students, teachers and their families from Roma State College. On Monday 12 November, they ran a "Wear Purple for Ethan" day. Everyone at the College raised a total of $1,613 for Ethan. Thank you so much.
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Thank you all for your generous support of Ethan and his family thus far. It is appreciated immensely. If you could all please keep sharing Ethan’s story and GoFundMe link to all of your contacts, we will continue to do our best to support his recovery. Thanks again.
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$34,801 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 237 people in 3 months
Created November 1, 2018
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