Ava's Medical Fund

My niece Ava Nichole Jacobs was born on February 20th 2017 in Tampa, Fl and went home a happy and healthy baby. After 2 1/2 month unfortunately Ava experienced her first seizure, immediately my sister's family life was changed forever. From multiple hospital stays and doctor visits to try and get answers, Ava was then diagnosed with infantile spasms which is a rare seizure disorder that occurs in young children, usually under one year of age. At this point she was having 4-5 seizures a day. She also was discovered to have a gene disorder called XP22.31 duplication. With all of these discoveries the medical bills are pilling up over 8,000 dollars and will continue to rise. Ava is on many medications due to this, she has physical therapy for the next 6 months, and has many different specialist she has to see. On top of that due to Ava being autoimmune deficient she can not be around other children so Russell (my sisters husband) has to watch her everyday and had to decrease his hours at work. I am asking for help to try and raise money for the extreme financial burden my sisters family is going through. Thank you all.


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  • Lulu Goetz 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Robin Wissmann  
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Skip & Tonia Dent 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Zack Sarver 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Susan Jacob Zack Ramos 
    • $20 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Chelsea Gaudineer 
Tampa, FL
Jessica Jacobs 
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