Michael Davis Life Fund

$26,447 of $50k goal

Raised by 432 people in 42 months
Brandon Lowe  CHICAGO, IL
In support of our loyal friend Michael Davis, we are taking donations to help him with a speedy recovery. For the full story on this tragic event, click on the link below.

Donations go to medical bills and helping Mike get back on his feet once he's out of the hospital and making us laugh and smile once again!

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130621/rogers-park/man-walking-home-from-rogers-park-bar-beaten-with-baseball-bat-police-say














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Update 9
Posted by Brandon Lowe
40 months ago
UPDATE FROM FAMILY: I have fabulous news to report. Michael has made another HUGE step in his road to recovery. Earlier today, Michael was moved to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC).

The staff is excited to have Michael there, they heard about his story on the news and they are looking forward to playing an important role in his recovery. They specialize in working with patients with injuries similar to Michael's. He has a long road ahead, but RIC will really work with him and he will get the care that he needs. In speaking with the doctors today, they are very pleased with Michael's progress. They couldn't believe how far along he already is considering it hasn't been that long since his attack.

I am sure it will be much easier for most of you to visit now that he is back in the city. I encourage everyone to visit and spend time with him during his physical therapy. He will need a lot of positive reinforcement, because they are really going to work him physically. When I was with Michael today his spirits were up and he does VERY well when people are around. He is very determined so we will need to do everything we can to keep him motivated.

Physical therapy and his other programs will begin on Monday, please feel free to stop by and see him this weekend if at all possible. Every time I mention his friends and how supportive all of you have been, his face lights up!
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Update 8
Posted by Brandon Lowe
41 months ago
MEDICAL UPDATE: Received this from a family member "I visited Mike tonight. The trach tube is still in place but not hooked up to the oxygen. He's breathing on his own! Not sure when the trach will be removed. He's not restrained either. Mike was somewhat agitated when I arrived but calmed down shortly thereafter. He was awake the entire time and responded. The nurse said they had him sitting up in a chair for a bit earlier in the day. Quite an improvement!!"
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Update 7
Posted by Brandon Lowe
41 months ago
Amazing fundraiser Saturday night! Raised over $9000 for Mike! Thank you all for the love and support. Don't forget tonight at Red Door 2118 North Damen. UN86'D is throwing a party to help raise some more starting at 4pm! Much Love!
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Update 6
Posted by Brandon Lowe
41 months ago
Update: Just spoke with Alicia Webb, Mike's niece. He's doing much much better today. And he DOES want visitors/company, which is great! We just need to keep calm when in the room and limit the number of visitors to two or three at a time. Let's also use positive language when speaking with him and try to avoid speaking about the incident. Much Love!
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Julie Loza
42 months ago

Sorry I miss quoted Romans 13:12 (copy paste issue) But I meant to paste on there: "So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light."

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Lisa Shames
42 months ago

Really really sad. Can't help but not donate

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$26,447 of $50k goal

Raised by 432 people in 42 months
Created June 21, 2013
JL
$5
John Laney
41 months ago

Wish I could donate more. Mr. Davis sounds like a good man and I'm sorry to read about this story. I miss and love Chicago. Peace.

TS
$5
Theodore Sykes
41 months ago
$5
michael whitson
42 months ago
DG
$5
Delilah Griffin
42 months ago

I will be keeping you in my prayers.

EB
$5
Emily Berg
41 months ago
$10
Anonymous
41 months ago
MR
$10
Matthew Rosenstein
41 months ago

Best wishes for a full recovery from NYC

DP
$10
Dan Powers
41 months ago
GD
$10
Gaye Durst
41 months ago

Every little bit helps right? Awful thing to happen to a good man.

$10
Anonymous
41 months ago
Julie Loza
42 months ago

Sorry I miss quoted Romans 13:12 (copy paste issue) But I meant to paste on there: "So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light."

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Lisa Shames
42 months ago

Really really sad. Can't help but not donate

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