Michael Morones Recovery Fund

$75,466 of $20k goal

Raised by 2,754 people in 31 months
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Eileen Montgomery   Fleetwood, ENG
Michael Morones, an 11 year old boy in North Carolina, recently attempted to take his own life due to bullying received on account of being a fan of the show 'My Little Pony'. Fortunately, the attempt was caught and halted in time to save his life, but he sustained severe brain damage. The family has reached out and is asking if the community from the show he loves can help out with the medical expenses.

Here's What his Family have to say: Michael is a huge lover of all music. He started to learn Violin because of Lindsey Stirling and harmonica because of my career as a musician years ago. The more people that can share this the better. We want this beyond viral for two reasons, one to share the anti bullying message and two to share Michael's amazing faith in God and I know if Michael was awake right now he would want to give nothing but forgiveness and love to the bully's who teased him so they would know what it's like to be accepted without harsh words or violence.

Please checkout this Interview with Michael's StepFather Sharron: http://youtu.be/MW1g-zVSeaA

Thank you <3
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Update 13
31 months ago
In reply to 'Angela Bowlsby' comment on:

"I do wonder who Eileen Montgomery is in another country though :-/"

I am Eileen Marie Montgomery. I am a Singer, Actress, Children's entertainer, Youtube entertainer, Voice actress and Artist from the United Kingdom. I am a cartoon lover myself which is what attracted me to watching 'My little pony; friendship is magic' and becoming a part of the Brony Community.

I go by my stage name EileMonty online.
www.eilemonty.com
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Update 12
31 months ago
Update 11
31 months ago
Ya'll should check out the 24 hour stream running at the moment for Michael http://www.justin.tv/theoldgreymare fantastic. Brony Dance Party is being interviewed atm =)
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Update 10
31 months ago
Shannon [Michael's Step Father] " This is unreal! This is the same school Michael goes to now. This is proof that the tools in place in our schools are not working. http://wral.com/140287 "
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Ron Eberly
6 months ago

I am a gay activist in Calgary Canada, I go by my stage name MZ RHONDA I am a drag queen, and I have a speaking program Call STOP THE MADNESS speaking against bullying. I am praying for a great and full recovery.

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Susie Thompson
22 months ago

For Updates You Can Go To His Facebook Page!!!!https://www.facebook.com/TeamMichaelMorones

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Jackie Wilhelmy
22 months ago

I can't any information on his condition as of now is okay? Praying for you buddy

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Gigi Kelly
24 months ago

Dear Michael, My son was a brony, who also was not understood. I hope you will recover soon. Remember, love surrounds you. My baby was 22 when he succumbed (7/18/14) to the hate of bullies. It is unfortunate that even some adults who should know better are ignorant and judgmental. A donation will be made in my sons name to you (brony to brony). A Broken Mother of a Once Proud Brony

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Ezra Quemuel
26 months ago

Dear Michael, Your story has truly spoken out to me. If you can hear me, know that there is absolutely nothing wrong with your love of MLP, or anything with you. For years I have experienced the hatred and confusion of being bullied, and I just want you to know that I will do everything in my power to support your condition. I only want to help you. Always be yourself, always believe in Jesus, and never stop being a brony. /) Brohoof!

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Lexy Vicker
28 months ago

how's he doing is he still okay and do you think we are allowed to send plushy pony's?

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Dylan Bouchard
28 months ago

Michael my prayers are with you! /)

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Becker Vonstrangle
28 months ago

To the guy below me. Why are you even on here. I suggest you make your way the little x at the top of the right corner of your screen. There should ONLY be words of encouragement on Michael's page. Do you not realize that family gets on here and reads comments and also some day Michael may. Just to remind him of how special he is. Grow up and have some respect.

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Борис Дежнёв
29 months ago

i dont understand how keeping someone alive as a vegetable is considered a humane thing to do. seriously this is worse than him actually dying. also every brony can go fuck themselves for getting behind this poor kid who just so happened to like weird shit like every other 11 year old kid

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Joseph Adams
29 months ago

Hang in there buddy! Every Brony knows what it's like to be verbally and/or physically abused because of an interest. I know how you feel. I've been hurt because I'm a Brony. Just keep moving forward, and remember you're not alone. We are here to love and tolerate, and to help each other. My heart goes to you. Hang in there. Don't give up.

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Brandon Whitcomb
29 months ago

Hi Michel when my friend Ryan told me about you I almost cried I'm so sad what happened to you and because of you I have gotten over my fear over people knowing I'm a brony my friend keeps saying to people is it worth it I'm sorry for the way they treated you to be truthful I used to think broneis where stupid but my friend soran (like one of the wonder bolts) changed my ways an I think it would be Awesome if people would not be so mean because small things like a show. Best of luck to you man and don't forget your 20% cooler than those haters and my friend Ryan made this to tell those haters is it worth it. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mPB3OHV795c

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Allison Fisher Lyles
29 months ago

I'm really proud of your recovery, like the comment below it will be a long process. But we believe in you every step of the way.

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Stephanie Callahan
29 months ago

I am a little disappointed on the updates on this page but as to my understanding is that Michael is awaking and breathing on his own. He still has a very long recovery. I don't believe he is able to move any limbs yet or talk. But I personally believe with a lot of encouragement from everyone he will make it. It will be a slow progress.

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Christina Price
29 months ago

Are there any updates on Michael?

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Allison Fisher Lyles
29 months ago

Hi Michael! My name is Nicki, I am 12 years old and I was reading the newspaper one day (very unlikely) and when i came upon your story... I started crying. WHY ARE PEOPLE SO MEAN!? When i feel bad, i have to do something about it. So the next day at school, I whipped on a Rainbow Dash shirt and made a sign with Sweetie Belle on it that said "In honor of Michael." People were questioning it, so I told the story over and over to get my point through. One boy didn't really care and moaned whenever i walked past him. I. Don't. Care. He can be mean if he wants, but it's getting him nowhere. Two boys (also 12 years old) came up to me and said they LOVED THAT SHOW. And they were not afraid to say it! A couple days after that, my mom told me that you had woke up from your coma. I cried again, but they were tears of JOY! I'm going to do the same thing again in a few days, to show everyone how much I care about you. I'm proud of you too! I want to make this comment 20% cooler, so i'm sending cards and pictures to you of my own drawings. Feel better! (JK, my Pinkie sense already knows you will!) I love and support you all the way. :D (|) (|) Pinkie Pie -----> / O .-. O (sort of) / |___| / / |------------|

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Carolyn Boyce
29 months ago

I am so sorry for what you have had to go through, because of bullies. This breaks my heart.Praise God you were found in time. God has a purpose for you. My own son Michael is a brony and has gotten me to be a huge fan of My Little Pony. I just love Pinky Pie and Apple Jack. You are always in my prayers, sweetheart. Sending love and hugs.

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Bambi Folwell
29 months ago

Hi Michal, I also use to get bullied when I was at school to because of a disability, I'm so sorry things got so bad for you at school. I'm also a big fan of MLP, I think its the best show ever!! I'm thinking of you and wish for you to get well soon. :)

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Josue' Cevallos
29 months ago

Michael, your unfortunate circumstance has exposed me to this very cool show MLP-Friendship is Magic. How cool is that? God bless you.

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Graceywaa Lombardi
29 months ago

also can I send you like a letter or something is there in address

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Graceywaa Lombardi
29 months ago

oh my gosh we are the same age and we both are OBBSESSED with my little pony I have a MLP club I wanna let you know ignore the haters there just trying to bring you down so when they are mean to you giggle at the ghostlys pinkie pie is my favorite pony what about you? and also by the look of one of your pictures where you were in the hospital you and me have the same pinkie pie plushie but I have like a million other ones too I'm gonna tell my pony club about you and we will think good thoughts for you and donate a lot Brony on, Graceywaa Graveyard (Graceywaa is my nickname and I add Graveyard because I'm a scene kid)

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$75,466 of $20k goal

Raised by 2,754 people in 31 months
Created January 28, 2014
EM
NB
$10
Nathan Bartley
6 months ago
HG
$5
Hilary Gears
6 months ago
$10
Kait Ziegler
6 months ago

Wishing Michael a full and speedy recovery back into a world where he can realize how loved and worthy he is, and where his bullies must be held accountable for their deplorable behavior.

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MF
$20
Mike and Lisa Fedel
6 months ago
KD
$100
Kristin Derby
6 months ago
$100
Jonathan Odell
6 months ago
EF
$5
Edward Fuerst
6 months ago
$20
Wynter Elliott
6 months ago
LH
$10
Lisa Hebert
6 months ago

I know that it isn't much, but it's sent with love. Prayers sent to your precious family.

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GK
$10
George Katsikaris
6 months ago

God Bless and speedy recovery!

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Ron Eberly
6 months ago

I am a gay activist in Calgary Canada, I go by my stage name MZ RHONDA I am a drag queen, and I have a speaking program Call STOP THE MADNESS speaking against bullying. I am praying for a great and full recovery.

+ Read More
Susie Thompson
22 months ago

For Updates You Can Go To His Facebook Page!!!!https://www.facebook.com/TeamMichaelMorones

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Jackie Wilhelmy
22 months ago

I can't any information on his condition as of now is okay? Praying for you buddy

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Gigi Kelly
24 months ago

Dear Michael, My son was a brony, who also was not understood. I hope you will recover soon. Remember, love surrounds you. My baby was 22 when he succumbed (7/18/14) to the hate of bullies. It is unfortunate that even some adults who should know better are ignorant and judgmental. A donation will be made in my sons name to you (brony to brony). A Broken Mother of a Once Proud Brony

+ Read More
Ezra Quemuel
26 months ago

Dear Michael, Your story has truly spoken out to me. If you can hear me, know that there is absolutely nothing wrong with your love of MLP, or anything with you. For years I have experienced the hatred and confusion of being bullied, and I just want you to know that I will do everything in my power to support your condition. I only want to help you. Always be yourself, always believe in Jesus, and never stop being a brony. /) Brohoof!

+ Read More
Lexy Vicker
28 months ago

how's he doing is he still okay and do you think we are allowed to send plushy pony's?

+ Read More
Dylan Bouchard
28 months ago

Michael my prayers are with you! /)

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Becker Vonstrangle
28 months ago

To the guy below me. Why are you even on here. I suggest you make your way the little x at the top of the right corner of your screen. There should ONLY be words of encouragement on Michael's page. Do you not realize that family gets on here and reads comments and also some day Michael may. Just to remind him of how special he is. Grow up and have some respect.

+ Read More
Борис Дежнёв
29 months ago

i dont understand how keeping someone alive as a vegetable is considered a humane thing to do. seriously this is worse than him actually dying. also every brony can go fuck themselves for getting behind this poor kid who just so happened to like weird shit like every other 11 year old kid

+ Read More
Joseph Adams
29 months ago

Hang in there buddy! Every Brony knows what it's like to be verbally and/or physically abused because of an interest. I know how you feel. I've been hurt because I'm a Brony. Just keep moving forward, and remember you're not alone. We are here to love and tolerate, and to help each other. My heart goes to you. Hang in there. Don't give up.

+ Read More
Brandon Whitcomb
29 months ago

Hi Michel when my friend Ryan told me about you I almost cried I'm so sad what happened to you and because of you I have gotten over my fear over people knowing I'm a brony my friend keeps saying to people is it worth it I'm sorry for the way they treated you to be truthful I used to think broneis where stupid but my friend soran (like one of the wonder bolts) changed my ways an I think it would be Awesome if people would not be so mean because small things like a show. Best of luck to you man and don't forget your 20% cooler than those haters and my friend Ryan made this to tell those haters is it worth it. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mPB3OHV795c

+ Read More
Allison Fisher Lyles
29 months ago

I'm really proud of your recovery, like the comment below it will be a long process. But we believe in you every step of the way.

+ Read More
Stephanie Callahan
29 months ago

I am a little disappointed on the updates on this page but as to my understanding is that Michael is awaking and breathing on his own. He still has a very long recovery. I don't believe he is able to move any limbs yet or talk. But I personally believe with a lot of encouragement from everyone he will make it. It will be a slow progress.

+ Read More
Christina Price
29 months ago

Are there any updates on Michael?

+ Read More
Allison Fisher Lyles
29 months ago

Hi Michael! My name is Nicki, I am 12 years old and I was reading the newspaper one day (very unlikely) and when i came upon your story... I started crying. WHY ARE PEOPLE SO MEAN!? When i feel bad, i have to do something about it. So the next day at school, I whipped on a Rainbow Dash shirt and made a sign with Sweetie Belle on it that said "In honor of Michael." People were questioning it, so I told the story over and over to get my point through. One boy didn't really care and moaned whenever i walked past him. I. Don't. Care. He can be mean if he wants, but it's getting him nowhere. Two boys (also 12 years old) came up to me and said they LOVED THAT SHOW. And they were not afraid to say it! A couple days after that, my mom told me that you had woke up from your coma. I cried again, but they were tears of JOY! I'm going to do the same thing again in a few days, to show everyone how much I care about you. I'm proud of you too! I want to make this comment 20% cooler, so i'm sending cards and pictures to you of my own drawings. Feel better! (JK, my Pinkie sense already knows you will!) I love and support you all the way. :D (|) (|) Pinkie Pie -----> / O .-. O (sort of) / |___| / / |------------|

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Carolyn Boyce
29 months ago

I am so sorry for what you have had to go through, because of bullies. This breaks my heart.Praise God you were found in time. God has a purpose for you. My own son Michael is a brony and has gotten me to be a huge fan of My Little Pony. I just love Pinky Pie and Apple Jack. You are always in my prayers, sweetheart. Sending love and hugs.

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Bambi Folwell
29 months ago

Hi Michal, I also use to get bullied when I was at school to because of a disability, I'm so sorry things got so bad for you at school. I'm also a big fan of MLP, I think its the best show ever!! I'm thinking of you and wish for you to get well soon. :)

+ Read More
Josue' Cevallos
29 months ago

Michael, your unfortunate circumstance has exposed me to this very cool show MLP-Friendship is Magic. How cool is that? God bless you.

+ Read More
Graceywaa Lombardi
29 months ago

also can I send you like a letter or something is there in address

+ Read More
Graceywaa Lombardi
29 months ago

oh my gosh we are the same age and we both are OBBSESSED with my little pony I have a MLP club I wanna let you know ignore the haters there just trying to bring you down so when they are mean to you giggle at the ghostlys pinkie pie is my favorite pony what about you? and also by the look of one of your pictures where you were in the hospital you and me have the same pinkie pie plushie but I have like a million other ones too I'm gonna tell my pony club about you and we will think good thoughts for you and donate a lot Brony on, Graceywaa Graveyard (Graceywaa is my nickname and I add Graveyard because I'm a scene kid)

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