Medical Bills & Finances- Katie Barkley

$15,683 of $50k goal

Raised by 214 people in 29 months
Katie Barkley   MC DONALD, TN


























This is sweet little Katie 2 years old.  She was in a auto accident -suffering  a damaged spinal cord, broken cervical 1 -4, broken collar bone & shoulder / arm. She had emergency surgery to remove a large blood clot on her brain.  Recent MRI indicates the left brain is dead. She will not be able to move her right side even if her spinal cord recovers.  We, her family & friends are aware of the many bills that the family is facing.  Right now their focus is on Katie and her mom Katelynn (who also suffered injuries in the auto accident). Katie is on life support. Any financial contributions  are greatly appreciated. 
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Update 101
1 month ago
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Katie and her brother Aric hangin out
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Update 100
3 months ago
We have officially been approved to go to rehab we will be leaving Sunday night and driving through the night to the rehab. Kennedy Krieger is in Baltimore Maryland so wish us luck on a 13 Hour Drive.
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Update 99
3 months ago
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Was informed by rehab that they've compiled what they needed together and have submitted it to their finance department. After they review they will submit it Monday to insurance. If all is approved they would want to admit us April 25th. I should know if they've approved some time next week.
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Update 98
3 months ago
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So I've decided to try for Kennedy Kreiger. I've spoke to them and they've started the process of collecting a years worth of info from all Katies docs. Still hoping to go end of April or beginning of May. Only staying month or month and a half. I'm hoping they'll get everything they need in time and hoping insurance will approve. Taking Katie to get her hair cut before we go to her therapy app. Her hair is gettin long. Which I love that but if we get accepted to rehab she won't get baths as often as she does here and I want her hair to be easier to maintain while I'm there. I'll let it grow back out once home again. Only planning to have an inch or two cut off so it still won't be short.
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Kay Sartin
7 months ago
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So great to see her walking. She is so cute!

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Sharon O'Neal
17 months ago
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She is so precious. Hope she is doing well.

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Jill Swafford
26 months ago
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Hello & GOD bless you Family of little Katie & of course Katie. I was just hoping for a new update on her great progression. It can be seen from the change in pics & time, & I know a whole lot of work. I'm just praying for no less for Katie than full recovery & you will have a great testimony to tell. Really you already do. I'm praying that trach comes out soon! And Gods healing continues . I pray for your whole Family situation. Trust it in GOD HE can work all things together for your good! Do not be discouraged.. Jjll in Cleveland, TN.

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Jill Swafford
27 months ago
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I have been with you & your baby girl in prayer since hearing of your terrible accident. I've had a Family member with a brain injury. But not a baby. I've watched & been so grateful of the Love & Great miracle & progress your girl has made. I've tryed tweeting her need of funds over great sites, people who can easily give. But can't pull there hands, pray GOD tuggs there hearts to give. I'm gonna Continue to pray & watch as GOD continues to raise Katie up in a miracle!!! I believe she's gonna be made well in Jesus Name Amen. Jill in Cleveland, TN

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Sylvia Stangarone
27 months ago
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I pray for Katie every day.

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Tk Ezell
28 months ago
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May God be with you threw this Journey & keep Katie wrapped tight in his arms . Keep Faith & believe and God will see you threw .

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Nanc Russell N Mark
28 months ago
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Our thoughts and prayers are with this family.. This is so heart breaking.. I have hope that she recovers fully.. Her families support and love will pull her through and make her whole again..

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Cindy Smith Dailey
28 months ago
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Please Contact Ride to Give it is a charity out of New York that works with children just like Katie who are in need of medical care. They have raised a lot of money for many children to help with any needs they have or that the parents may have. It is a good charity. God bless you and I will keep you and your daughter in my prayers.

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Kathy Quinn
28 months ago
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I am a witness - Katie is loved and I believe part of her strength comes from her mom - who encourages her daily & tells her "you WILL get past this & you WILL walk & talk again" Katelynn is an AWESOME mom... full of love and one of the strongest people I know... I too BELIEVE... this is a miracle in the making. Praying often for sweet Katie & her mommy, daddy & brother...

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Kimberley Carlock
28 months ago
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God bless this little girl!! Praying for Katie & the family!

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Pauline Pardee
28 months ago
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Hoping for Miami Children's! Just donated and sending up prayers! God Bless!!

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Michelle Oliver
29 months ago
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Have you tried st Jude's hospital in Atlanta? They work miracles with situations like this! Worth a try. Praying!

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Sharon Lambright
29 months ago
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i am praying for this little girl and for the family God be with you at this time

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Anna Varnell
29 months ago
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praying for Katie. Paula made one of the most disrespectful comments I've heard in a long time. I don't even know this family, but to hear someone try to bash any sort of parenting while their child is in the hospital and trying to be strong through everything that has happened is incredibly low. You have absolutely no place to judge any sort of decision making. There's a reason why hundreds of cars were out on the road that day. They all have their personal reasons and it is absolutely none of your business. What has happened has happened and you can't change that by blaming people or focusing on a car seat company. Right now, the focus should be on Katie and getting her what she needs to get better and the support her family needs to do so.

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Kathy Quinn
29 months ago
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Little 2 year old Katie Barkley's family & friends are uniting to raise money to help with her battle for life. Neither of her parents - were aware this account was being set up.Actually during the time this account was set up - her mom was under sedation due to her own injuries. We as nurses, health care professionals & family, knew what their future held. God Bless those who are praying we BELIEVE in miracles. I wish no harm to anyone - who disagrees with this site, and will be praying for you, We are interested in other ways to raise funds to help with living arrangements, additional expenses, and future health care treatments needed, while out of state seeking continued medical treatments. If you would like to share your ideas with us - please do by inboxing on her page PRAY FOR LITTLE 2 YEAR OLD KATIE BARKLEY. Thank you and God Bless You.

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Katelynn Barkley
29 months ago
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Typo. Meant to say on post answers to Paula's questions. Not Peggy. Sorry. Already a busy morning.

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Katelynn Barkley
29 months ago
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To all of you that has put your faith in god to help my baby girl bless you all. To all of you who have donated or prayed for my daughter I appreciate both equally as much. I thank all of you who have posted positive comments and words of encouragement. All I ask is for continued prayers for a miracle.

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Katelynn Barkley
29 months ago
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To answer the questions of peggy. There was nothing wrong with the car seat. It was the seat of the car that was the problem. It unbolted from where it was by 3in causing the car seat to then be unsafe since the car seat hooks into and sits in front of the regular seat. It gave the car seat the ability to move. If the seat had stayed attached Katie wouldn't have been in as bad of shape. And I went out cause I had to go to work. I thought bout calling out that day because of the advisory but when I looked outside it didn't appear to look bad. It's a 15min drive from the house to the daycare and all the way up till the last three min of the drive I didn't slide once. Did the speed limit the whole time as was the other cars. Least they appeared to be That one turn that wrecked us and that hurt my little angel must've had black ice cause I didn't see anything off about it. When I hit it my tires locked up and I slid off the turn, down the hill, and into a tree. No one regrets leaving the house more then I. No one loves my baby girl more then I. No one would've traded places with her in a heartbeat more then I. And I didn't set up any of the donation sites nor did I ask anyone to set them up. They were set up by my family and friends that care enough about my family to wanna help us pull through. I love my daughter with all my heart. She was a blessing in my life. Always will be. The only thing I ever asked of anyone was prayers and not for me but for my daughter. Every day she is improving. And by the grace and will of god she will continue to.

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Kathy Quinn
29 months ago
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Sweet Sweet Baby girl. Praying for you and supporting you with everything in me.

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Natalie Kennedy
29 months ago
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Its easy to make comments when its not your child. I donated out of the kindness of my heart for the family in need.They are not begging THEY ARE IN NEED OF HELP.Negative comments should be kept to yourself.

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$15,683 of $50k goal

Raised by 214 people in 29 months
Created February 15, 2014
Katie Barkley     MC DONALD, TN
$300
David Sink Sr.
2 months ago
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Praying for you guys and gals.

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$25
Anonymous
2 months ago
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$100
Anonymous
2 months ago
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SS
$100
Shelia Smith
3 months ago
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$10
Stacey Sommer Keeney
3 months ago
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NT
$500
Nikki Tanner
3 months ago
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KD
$50
Kathryn Degnan
6 months ago
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$25
Anonymous
7 months ago
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KD
$50
Kathryn Degnan
10 months ago
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$25
Anonymous
11 months ago
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Kay Sartin
7 months ago
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So great to see her walking. She is so cute!

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Sharon O'Neal
17 months ago
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She is so precious. Hope she is doing well.

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Jill Swafford
26 months ago
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Hello & GOD bless you Family of little Katie & of course Katie. I was just hoping for a new update on her great progression. It can be seen from the change in pics & time, & I know a whole lot of work. I'm just praying for no less for Katie than full recovery & you will have a great testimony to tell. Really you already do. I'm praying that trach comes out soon! And Gods healing continues . I pray for your whole Family situation. Trust it in GOD HE can work all things together for your good! Do not be discouraged.. Jjll in Cleveland, TN.

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Jill Swafford
27 months ago
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1

I have been with you & your baby girl in prayer since hearing of your terrible accident. I've had a Family member with a brain injury. But not a baby. I've watched & been so grateful of the Love & Great miracle & progress your girl has made. I've tryed tweeting her need of funds over great sites, people who can easily give. But can't pull there hands, pray GOD tuggs there hearts to give. I'm gonna Continue to pray & watch as GOD continues to raise Katie up in a miracle!!! I believe she's gonna be made well in Jesus Name Amen. Jill in Cleveland, TN

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Sylvia Stangarone
27 months ago
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I pray for Katie every day.

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Tk Ezell
28 months ago
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May God be with you threw this Journey & keep Katie wrapped tight in his arms . Keep Faith & believe and God will see you threw .

+ Read More
Nanc Russell N Mark
28 months ago
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1

Our thoughts and prayers are with this family.. This is so heart breaking.. I have hope that she recovers fully.. Her families support and love will pull her through and make her whole again..

+ Read More
Cindy Smith Dailey
28 months ago
1
1

Please Contact Ride to Give it is a charity out of New York that works with children just like Katie who are in need of medical care. They have raised a lot of money for many children to help with any needs they have or that the parents may have. It is a good charity. God bless you and I will keep you and your daughter in my prayers.

+ Read More
Kathy Quinn
28 months ago
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1

I am a witness - Katie is loved and I believe part of her strength comes from her mom - who encourages her daily & tells her "you WILL get past this & you WILL walk & talk again" Katelynn is an AWESOME mom... full of love and one of the strongest people I know... I too BELIEVE... this is a miracle in the making. Praying often for sweet Katie & her mommy, daddy & brother...

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Kimberley Carlock
28 months ago
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God bless this little girl!! Praying for Katie & the family!

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Pauline Pardee
28 months ago
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Hoping for Miami Children's! Just donated and sending up prayers! God Bless!!

+ Read More
Michelle Oliver
29 months ago
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1

Have you tried st Jude's hospital in Atlanta? They work miracles with situations like this! Worth a try. Praying!

+ Read More
Sharon Lambright
29 months ago
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1

i am praying for this little girl and for the family God be with you at this time

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Anna Varnell
29 months ago
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1

praying for Katie. Paula made one of the most disrespectful comments I've heard in a long time. I don't even know this family, but to hear someone try to bash any sort of parenting while their child is in the hospital and trying to be strong through everything that has happened is incredibly low. You have absolutely no place to judge any sort of decision making. There's a reason why hundreds of cars were out on the road that day. They all have their personal reasons and it is absolutely none of your business. What has happened has happened and you can't change that by blaming people or focusing on a car seat company. Right now, the focus should be on Katie and getting her what she needs to get better and the support her family needs to do so.

+ Read More
Kathy Quinn
29 months ago
1
1

Little 2 year old Katie Barkley's family & friends are uniting to raise money to help with her battle for life. Neither of her parents - were aware this account was being set up.Actually during the time this account was set up - her mom was under sedation due to her own injuries. We as nurses, health care professionals & family, knew what their future held. God Bless those who are praying we BELIEVE in miracles. I wish no harm to anyone - who disagrees with this site, and will be praying for you, We are interested in other ways to raise funds to help with living arrangements, additional expenses, and future health care treatments needed, while out of state seeking continued medical treatments. If you would like to share your ideas with us - please do by inboxing on her page PRAY FOR LITTLE 2 YEAR OLD KATIE BARKLEY. Thank you and God Bless You.

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Katelynn Barkley
29 months ago
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Typo. Meant to say on post answers to Paula's questions. Not Peggy. Sorry. Already a busy morning.

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Katelynn Barkley
29 months ago
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To all of you that has put your faith in god to help my baby girl bless you all. To all of you who have donated or prayed for my daughter I appreciate both equally as much. I thank all of you who have posted positive comments and words of encouragement. All I ask is for continued prayers for a miracle.

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Katelynn Barkley
29 months ago
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To answer the questions of peggy. There was nothing wrong with the car seat. It was the seat of the car that was the problem. It unbolted from where it was by 3in causing the car seat to then be unsafe since the car seat hooks into and sits in front of the regular seat. It gave the car seat the ability to move. If the seat had stayed attached Katie wouldn't have been in as bad of shape. And I went out cause I had to go to work. I thought bout calling out that day because of the advisory but when I looked outside it didn't appear to look bad. It's a 15min drive from the house to the daycare and all the way up till the last three min of the drive I didn't slide once. Did the speed limit the whole time as was the other cars. Least they appeared to be That one turn that wrecked us and that hurt my little angel must've had black ice cause I didn't see anything off about it. When I hit it my tires locked up and I slid off the turn, down the hill, and into a tree. No one regrets leaving the house more then I. No one loves my baby girl more then I. No one would've traded places with her in a heartbeat more then I. And I didn't set up any of the donation sites nor did I ask anyone to set them up. They were set up by my family and friends that care enough about my family to wanna help us pull through. I love my daughter with all my heart. She was a blessing in my life. Always will be. The only thing I ever asked of anyone was prayers and not for me but for my daughter. Every day she is improving. And by the grace and will of god she will continue to.

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Kathy Quinn
29 months ago
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Sweet Sweet Baby girl. Praying for you and supporting you with everything in me.

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Natalie Kennedy
29 months ago
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Its easy to make comments when its not your child. I donated out of the kindness of my heart for the family in need.They are not begging THEY ARE IN NEED OF HELP.Negative comments should be kept to yourself.

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