Let's Help Pitt Out!

$3,595 of $7,500 goal

Raised by 40 people in 50 months
Pitt needs our help! We're still a little unclear as to what exactly happened, but we do know that he was beaten to within an inch of life and left for dead. And we do know that is complete and total bullshit. He is definitely getting better, the prognosis is a full recovery, but he is absolutely looking at months of rehab and physical therapy. This is all time he most likely can't be working. Coupled with not having insurance our goofy nerd friend could really use any help we can give him! And though Pitt is a person who is loathe to ask for help, luckily he has me, a mercenary of a best friend who is not above asking for what is needed.

So why should you give to Pitt? Not only is he smart and funny and sweet, he is the kind of guy who makes friends for life. Why? You will never meet anyone faster with the appropriate Futurama quote for the occasion. You will also never meet anyone with such strong opinions about which beers are "garbage" and which ones aren't. (Hence his 10+ years behind the bar at the Hopleaf.) He played D&D every week, read comic books and laughed at anyone who ordered a cosmo in one of the world's best beer bars. He also bends over backwards for his friends so its time we do the same for him.

We would prefer cash or personal checks to save on the fees from the website. I'll happily meet you in the Chicagoland area to pick any donations up. (Just text me or Facebook me or figure out if this site has a messaging function or find any of the vast majority of Pitt's friends who know me.) But if using a credit card or PayPal or whatever works best for you, this page was made for exactly that reason.

I know we all love Pitt. Now let's put our money where our mouths are!

Cheers and hugs,

Becky
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Everyone's support is so fantastic; Pitt is completely overwhelmed by it all. The good news is that he is home now and has come so far so fast, both physically and mentally. He has a ways to go but he is 100% our Pitt: super sarcastic, still eating too many burgers and forever the fastest with a Simpsons quote. The next big thing here in PittuationLand is the Bene-Pitt; a huge fundraiser being held at, and because of the incredible support of, Atlas Brewing Company. I will be sharing information here about it soon, but in the meantime mark your calendars for Sunday, September 20th and enjoy this video of Pitt thanking you all and inviting to the fundraiser!

Cheers and hugs!

Becky
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Hey guys!

Once again, thanks for all the donations and shares. But don't stop now, his battle is really just beginning.

Pitt has been transferred from the hospital to a Kindred center. This is good news because his body is healing up nicely enough that he doesn't need to be in the hospital anymore. And the Kindred center has a team of occupational, speech and physical therapists who are ready to help Pitt recover from the brain injury. He has a long road and a lot of hard work ahead of him; think of this phase as akin to recovering from a stroke. However, I have seen quite a bit of responsiveness from him and am personally optimistic about this.

He is still many months away from working again but he has a great team of doctors and therapists, along with some committed family and friends. His odds look very good. It is just time and patience from us and a lot of hard work from him right now.

Please continue to show your support by sharing this link. The outpouring of support I am witnessing makes me so happy.

Cheers and hugs,

Becky
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Hey guys! Thanks for all the support so far. I have some cautiously good news to update! Pitt is completely off the ventilator and breathing on his own so he is out of the ICU! He has been upgraded from critical to serious and is still considered stable. He is no longer on a constant drip of IV painkillers and is now getting them as needed.

This is all great news but he is definitely looking at months of hard work and healing ahead of him. So please keep sharing this link and telling your friends and family about this great guy who still needs our help.

Cheers and hugs!

Becky
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Raised by 40 people in 50 months
Created May 21, 2015
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Lisa O'Keefe
44 months ago
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Jill Hinkle
46 months ago

Happy that I can help my nephew at this time. Keep up the good work Pitt!

JV
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Justin Voss
46 months ago

We're pulling for you, Pitt! Get better soon!

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Gail Top
46 months ago

Wishing Pitt, the younger continued progress and best wishes! I'm sorry I'm missing your special brew, although I heard "it's GARBAGE!" ;)

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Sadie De Stefano
46 months ago

I'm rooting for you Pitt!!!

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