Help For Tragic Accident Victim

Hi everyone, my name is Kelly, I am employed by Goods Disposal in Ephrata, PA, as the roll off manager. I am trying to help to raise money for one of my employees and his family. As many of you know Rafael Velez's wife was severely injured in a tragic accident on Sunday, October 1, 2017, approx 7:30 am. Jean was out for her morning run with some friends in Manor Twp when a car came from behind and hit her. The driver was coming up a slight hill and the early morning fall sunrise blinded him and he was not able to see Jean. The driver never had time to brake until after Jean was struck, Jean never had any warning about what was about to happen. Jean was rushed to the hospital with severe head injuries and several broken bones. She was on life support for 3 days. Jeans loving husband Rafael had been by her side during this entire time, his heart is broken. Jean had been showing signs of improvement, but it is still going to be a very long road to recovery. This has been an especially bad year for the Velez family, back in August there was a line a bad storms that hit the Columbia area hard and the family had a tree fall on their home. All I am asking for is prayers for this family and any kind of help you are able to give. Every little bit will be a huge help with medical bills and everyday expenses. It will be a long time until Jean is able to return to work, and Rafael his missed a lot of time at work, to be where he needs to be, by his wife's side. All I ask is that you give what you can to help this amazing caring family out. Both Rafael and Jean have a heart of gold and are both always willing to help someone in need no matter what the situation is. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this and any help you can offer.

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    • $50 
    • 29 mos
  • Leon Martin 
    • $100 
    • 29 mos
  • Lisa Kauffman 
    • $100 
    • 29 mos
  • Kris Powers 
    • $75 
    • 29 mos
  • Terri Leis 
    • $20 
    • 29 mos
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Organizer

Kelly Fischer 
Organizer
Ephrata, PA
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