Dan's Road to Recovery

On Sunday September 4, 2016 Dan Batista was enjoying Labor Day Weekend in LeRaysville Pennsylvania with his Fiance and another couple when his life was forever changed. After a great night of riding with his buddy they headed back to get ready for the fireworks with the girls. After taking a wrong turn he was flown off the quad into a ditch, which was mostly rocks. He suffered multiple facial fractures, a broken skull with a blood clot on his brain, a broken neck and spinal cord injuries. He was air lifted to the Robert Packer ICU in Sayre, Pennsylvania where he was put on a ventilator and had two surgeries to repair the damage to his skull and stabilize his neck. Due to the spinal cord injuries he was given a 2-3% chance of walking again. He has a long road to recovery and will need to go to a rehab facility specializing in spinal cord injuries. He will have some hefty medical bills and his home will need to be modified to accommodate him when he returns. Dan lives in Winchester CT.  he grew up riding quads, dirtbikes and bmx. He loves the outdoors and he is determined to get his life back and do all of the things he has always done. Our goal for him and his family is to take off some of the burden and make his home as comfortable as possible for him and we need your help to make sure this happens.  Please consider making a donation to help him on his road to recovery. All donations will be helpful and very much appreciated by him and his family to help get him through this! I added Luis Batista, Dan's Father, as the beneficiary, he'll be withdrawing the money on Dan's behalf, when they are ready. Please like and follow Dan's Journey at: https://www.facebook.com/DansFightRecoveringFromSpinalCordInjury/ His mother created this page for him and she updates it daily with photos, videos and a description of how his day went.  Thank you all for your love and support, please keep praying!

Donations (0)

  • Colleen Anita 
    • $30 
    • 26 mos
  • Christina LaGrave 
    • $30 
    • 26 mos
  • Dawn Browning  
    • $25 
    • 27 mos
  • Ellen Baranosky 
    • $100 
    • 27 mos
  • Meghan Gavaghan 
    • $20 
    • 27 mos

Organizer and beneficiary 

Becky Schwartz 
Monroe, CT
Luis Batista 
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