Otis Link Recovery Funds

OTIS LINK’S RECOVERY NEEDS OUR HELP

Our dear friend Otis Link had a Stroke 4 weeks ago.

You may know him as Otis Link, or Bad Otis, or Greg Link or  ????  Whatever you call him, you know, what we all share with this man is an unconditional friendship. 

NOW IS OUR CHANCE TO SHARE THE LOVE,
AND GET HIM BACK ON HIS FEET - LITERALLY!

According to the doctors, Otis had been experiencing a series of Strokes from undetected hypertension.  This all lead to the bigger one 4 weeks ago.  He spent 3 weeks in the hospital working hard to get his blood pressure down (with meds) and to learn how to walk and gain a little mobility back in his left leg and hand again.  He is now at home recovering, but with low energy and certain intermittent loss of connection between his brain and left limbs.  He is practicing walking and is presently using a wheelchair most of the time.  He can also use a cane to hobble around the church.  So far, with the help of rehabilitation therapy, it appears he will be able to re-gain most, if not all, of his mobility.  

Since he’s been in the hospital, he has not been able to work on his art - his only source of income.  Nor can he finish the construction on his home, (some may know that he is in the midst of trying to build out the church facility/his home into an income earning establishment).  With three weeks out of the game, and more to come, there are no reserves for emergency and the bills are piling up.   

Here’s where you come in.  If there is anything you can do to help in any way, please send your offering through GoFundMe or reach out directly.  He is going to need a few months of living funds so he can work hard on getting healthy and back on his feet.  This will require regular physical therapy both at the doctors and at home.  Thankfully, he has the full use of his creative channel, his right hand, (and as Otis says – “hopefully a bit of freshly added brain damage to inspire”).  With your help alleviating the financial stress, he can begin to focus on his art again and turn it into future earnings. 

Otis dodged a bullet this time for sure.  Doctors said it could have been a whole lot worse considering his blood pressure was through the roof.  If it happens again, it probably will be much worse.  His recovery and future health rely on his rehabilitation therapy progress and keeping his stress level down.  He has a lot of personal work to do to keep this from happening again.  Good news is!......He’s quit smoking!  And he is on a manageable diet that he will need to maintain as a lifestyle from now on.  If he can keep on course with this remedy, he won’t have to go through this again!   And you will see him out running around very soon.  But if you see a deep fried chicken leg in his mouth or a cigarette in his hand…kick his ass!

Otis is always there to help a friend.  Even if you don’t know him, he may have somehow helped you in the past.  He doesn’t walk by the hand of anyone in need without making a gesture.  That’s the kind of guy he is.  And even though he’d give the shirt off his back, Otis is very shy about fundraising for him.  But he knows he is blessed to have such a great community of friends to reach out to.  He knows that times are tough for everyone now.  Anything you can do to lend a hand, even just sharing this link would help, he would be eternally grateful.

Donations are accepted with debit card and CC through this site, or go directly through Paypal using the email Badotislink@roadrunner.com  




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    • $60 
    • 37 mos
  • Morten Helles 
    • $200 
    • 38 mos
  • Billy Bones 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Dennis Muller 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Leesha Arason 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Nancy Sefton 
Organizer
Twentynine Palms, CA
Gregory Link 
Beneficiary
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