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The Dana Heitman Medical Fund

$13,685 of $55,000 goal

Raised by 118 people in 13 months
Created September 10, 2017
This Go Fund me is in Dana's name but he is to ill to have created it or run it his self.

Dana Heitman : Family man and local musician falls seriously ill.

In four short days Dana's life was changed drastically.
What started as a small red patch on his skin became a whole leg and total body infection.

The source of the bacteria that caused this is still unknown.

Dana is in serious condition at
Mc Kenzie Willamette Hospital in Springfield, Oregon.

He has undergone one surgery to remove some of the infectious tissue revealing that it has not infected his bones. This is a very painful illness.

Due to the infection not being able to be controlled at this time he is being transferred to Portland.

He is going to the Oregon Burn Center for the wound care he needs. and to consult with OHSU in hopes to save his leg and stop the infection.

Dana will be undergoing months of treatment and will not be able to work.

A two income family has now become a one income family almost over night.

A family must be separated in a time  we really need each other the most.

We ask for your help and prayers at this time!
Anything helps!!

We will post up dates on Dana's condition here !

If you are interested in donating another way please contact me,
Kim Ann Combs on Facebook.

I am  getting many calls so if your call for updates  has  been missed please leave me a text!

Thank you all so much for taking the time to read this page!
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Dana is home from the hospital and recovering from his skin graph surgery.

This is a painful process but he is pushing on.
He is determined to heal as fast as possible and get back to daily life!

This starts the beginning of a lengthy process followed by rehab for his leg.

Dana is thankful each day that his illness was caught in time enoughto save his leg and is ready to face the challenges ahead.

He is thankful to have so much support from friends, family and fans.

Thank you all so much!
Hi, everyone! Thank you so much!
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Hey, all!

I am at home recovering and preparing for my three surgerys.

Progress is a bit slow due to the pain but Iam hanging in there.

All of this is honestly a lot to bare.
I have a ways to go but I am thankful your all here with me!

I hope to regain full use of my leg back.
At current I am working on it but there are sections where I have no feeling.

It will be quite sometime before I can work a job that is physical.

The great thing is I still have my leg!
I am again so greatful!

Again thanks so much for the help!

Dana
Rock on!
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Hello, all!

I am entering my next phase of treatment .
I should be home today or tomorrow.

I will be home for 10 days to two weeks. Until I return for wound closure surgery.

When I feel up to it I will post a meet up! It will be great to get out and see friends.

Thank you all so much for your love and kindness.!!!!


Onward & Upward
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Hello Everyone...
I am sorry It's been awhile since I posted an update.

I am working like crazy and took ill a few days ago.

Dana is slowly moving forward and his infection count is dropping.
He took a few steps this week and got outside!

He is eatting and doing his best to get though the pain as he try's to get back to normal tasks!

Though progress is slow it is moving in a positive direction,

Thank you all so much for the flowers, calls, visits and donations!

Your all keeping him going!




I out and about today! Love you all!
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$13,685 of $55,000 goal

Raised by 118 people in 13 months
Created September 10, 2017
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