Help a Family Who Helps Others

By now some, not most, know that Lou has suffered a seizure due to head trauma. I say some, because as much as Lou and Shelby are always quick to offer help to others in need, they never want to burden others with their problems. Lou has been out of work since May, and while he has recovered fully from his seizure, he is unable to return to work due to license restrictions, and, without a return date in sight. With two teenage boys, a busy lacrosse schedule, and down to only one driver, they have made the best of their situation, smiled their way through the worry of any lingering medical complications, and even now, reluctant to let anyone know the financial burden they have and continue to experience since Lou has been out of work. Now, having only one week of sick time left, they are now faced with the hardship of mounting bills that will be coming their way without an income. As friends, coworkers, sports families, family members, we need to come together and help take at least one major burden away. Lou and Shelby have always been the first to donate to a cause, make cupcakes, cornhole boards for charity, organize events, lend a shoulder, you name it they have done it. So now, Westies, Railroaders, and everyone else, it is our turn to give to them and help get them through this time without any unnecessary stress that will inevitably come if we do not help. *Also, if someone can offer Lou lessons on how to catch a lacrosse ball, so this can be avoided in the future, I am sure Shelby will greatly appreciate that!


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  • Alan Grazioso 
    • $25 
    • 41 mos
  • laura goldberg 
    • $50 
    • 41 mos
  • Scott Boland 
    • $100 
    • 42 mos
  • Julie DaCosta 
    • $12 
    • 42 mos
  • Paul Mergner 
    • $100 
    • 42 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Julie DaCosta 
West Haven, CT
Shelby Poe-Argentino 
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