Maya's Miracle & Road to Recovery

$193,218 of $200,000 goal

Raised by 663 people in 6 months
Created August 11, 2018

The sole survivor of the recent horrific killing spree in NASHVILLE, TN. Maya's story is one of miracles. The first miracle is that she is still with us. Join us on Maya's journey to recovery and watch her create miracles with each step. Your prayers, words, thoughts and good wishes travel through the air and between the rain straight in to our hospital room. They give her strength and hope. God bless you. 

Maya was shot thru the spine walking our dogs in our quiet neighborhood of EAST NASHVILLE in her pyjamas with nothing but a house key and her cell phone. Nothing was taken EXCEPT HER ABILITY TO WALK. SHE IS NOW PARALYZED. It was just so pointless. WE, just like YOU are a YOUNG COUPLE who moved to Nashville with hopes & dreams of starting a life together. Maya has already begun to take huge strides in her recovery. But it's not just her legs that she will need to overcome. Currently Maya's significant stomach trauma from a splenectomy and internal damage for the bullet is healing very well as is her broken thumb from where the bullet exited her body. 

These injuries have seriously hampered her ability to begin Physical therapy but this hasn't stopped her one bit. She can move her left leg mostly just the thigh, we are working on the lower half of her left leg and foot and her right leg also. We are still working on areas of Occupational therapy as well. It is a LONG road but Maya has EVERY CHANCE to walk again. But this requires not just a lifetimes worth of strength and energy and determination it unfortunately requires A LOT of money too. We have NO IDEA what this could end up costing as Spinal Cord Injuries CANNOT be predicted. We have never been ones to ask for anything in our lives, we are always the ones giving. Now we need YOUR help in getting Maya back on her feet ASAP!!! So please give what you can, every dollar goes towards her rehab! 

We would like to thank everybody who has donated thus far and to our OneRepublic family who donated over $100k. We would also like to thank Dierks Bentley and Meghan Linsey who also publicly donated. Thank you all for caring so much. Nashville is YOUR city...MUSIC city! Lets protect it for all of us who call this wonderful city home and for all those who come everyday like Maya and I did just 4 years ago. 

Thank you. 
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Hello everyone,

In just 5 day, 406 people have stepped up to help! If you're seeing this, you are probably one of them. You should feel good knowing you are making a direct impact on the family.

The family is still in the fight for a full recovery. They face a long battle but are in positive spirits and determined to beat this.

As we now know, there were 2 more people shot and killed in East Nashville last night. The police are making connections between all of the shootings over the last week. Nashville is faced with an unfamiliar evil and on edge.


Every day we are given is a gift. Hug your loved ones and continue to be the change you want to see.

Love from the family,
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We have raised another $12,000 since this time yesterday, thanks to YOU, YOU and YOU!! This money is going directly to the family. They are following the fund and reading the encouraging posts and pass along a very heartfelt THANK YOU to all of you.

A squeaky wheel get the oil, so please don't forget about the daily needs they will be facing. Pass this fund around in your circles to create awareness. You never know who is in a position to bless someone else.

Love to you all!
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We are barely 2 days into fund raising and have already hit $25,000! Thank you to everyone who has given and shared this story, there is still a lot of work to do, so please continue praying and sharing.
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$193,218 of $200,000 goal

Raised by 663 people in 6 months
Created August 11, 2018
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