Help Jason Budjinski Medical Fundraiser

Jason Budjinski, community editor of the Town-Crier newspaper in Wellington, Wellington The Magazine and editor of Okeechobee The Magazine, has had a series of health setbacks that have reached emergency status. Budjinski, who was born in West Palm Beach and raised in the western communities, is suffering from Crohn's disease and primary sclerosing cholangitis (or PSC, an autoimmune disease of the bile ducts affecting the liver), both of which he has been battling for numerous years. In April 2012 he was put on the liver transplant list.
It was discovered a few months ago that in addition to the transplant, his colon needed to be removed on June 24 because of "precancerous" growths that were too numerous to remove individually.
Altogether, Budjinski is facing at least two more surgeries. He has already been hospitalized four times and is facing mounting medical bills. In addition to surgery and hospital costs, he will be placed on a new regimen of medications following the transplant, some of which are very costly, even with insurance. Because he'll be out of work for months, the financial burden will be even greater.
All funds raised will go toward Budjinski's medical expenses. Please see future posts for online information.
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Maureen Budjinski 
Okeechobee, FL
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