Wellington Blanchard's Medical Expenses

I am writing on behalf of my childhood friend Wellington Blanchard,II. He will always hold a special place in my heart as he introduced my husband Mike and I over 40 years ago. Many years ago Wellington relocated to the New Orleans area to care for his mom and dad who had health issues. His father later died. Never in a million years would he think that he would be in a position to need help himself. Within the last few years he has had a myriad of health issues himself but has managed to persevere. Unfortunately,he began having trouble with his gait and was seen by a doctor to determine what was going on. Wellington learned that he had three blocked orders and would need surgery immediately. The surgery was a success and he's currently going through rehab to learn to walk with a walker and increase his stamina. On top of that he has been diagnosed with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus which will require surgery to put a shunt in his head to drain fluid. Within the last few months He had to quit his job and lost his private insurance due to his disability.Wellington will also have to look for a new place to live while recovering and completing rehab. His current financial situation is dire and Wellington is in need of financial help and moral support. I can only imagine how difficult it must be to see his life crumble due to these issues.Wellington is very humble and would give you the shirt off his back. The money being raised will help for relocation to a new apartment that is suited for his disability. He will also need money to pay for other medical devices and services that is not covered by Medicaid. Your contributions will be greatly appreciated. Please continue praying for a total recovery and any help that you can give would be appreciated.

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  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 5 d
  • Toya Barnes-Teamer 
    • $100 
    • 5 d
  • Tinya Hall 
    • $100 
    • 8 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 11 d
  • Bertrand Williams  
    • $20 
    • 11 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Gailene Mercadel-Anderson 
Organizer
New Orleans, LA
Wellington Blanchard 
Beneficiary

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