Cholla Lost an Eye- Help with Med Bills

Cholla was camping with his girlfriend on May 11th, 2013.When he was chopping and breaking up wood for the fire there was an accident where wood flew up into his eye socket, lacerating the eye and eyelid. He was helicoptered from Payson to Scottsdale Osborne to the emergency room. They were unable to save his eye. Now he needs help paying for his medical bills ( he has no health insurance.) Cholla had just completed his CNA program and is on the waiting list for a nursing program. He had planned on working as a CNA but now he has to first recover and may need another surgery, and will need a cosmetic surgery and a prosthetic eye as well. Be part of his healing journey and donate to his medical bill fund. We are grateful for your help and prayers. The picture here was reversed by his brothers web cam, it is actually his left eye that was taken.

It has only been two days, so the total tally of medical bills up to now is still unknown, but an estimate of everything so far including
~helicopter ride from North of Payson to Scottsdale
~Pain medicine and antibiotics
~Stay in hospital

is around 80,000.

Also not included are the future surgeries and prosthetics he will need.
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Cholla Carton 
Tempe, AZ
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