Help baby Mason recover from abuse

Sweet baby Mason has just turned 6 months old, and lost his father before he was born into this world. On Wednesday October 4th, his aunt discovered something was wrong when she picked him up and he had no function to his arms or neck. This sweet innocent boy was taken by ambulance to OHSU where it was determined that he had suffered a hematoma in the form of a blood clot that was pushing on his already fragile spine and had to be rushed into an emergency surgery that lasted over 6 hours to relieve the pressure. The body scan revealed he had a broken neck, several broken ribs, a broken femur on one leg, and as doctors ran more scans it showed that he had another broken bone and fractured shin on his other small still developing leg. They knew right away it was child abuse. All of this at the hands of a person that thought could be trusted! Doctors found that some of the injuries were older ones that have been trying to heal. Doctors say they are uncertain what his future will hold or if he will be affected by this his whole life or be able to play sports etc... We have faith that he will make a full recovery, he is so strong and such a little fighter. He somehow finds a way to smile even though he is suffering severe pain. CPS said this is the worst case they have ever seen. The investigation is ongoing.  His grandmother, Trudi Ringering, is now his caregiver and Mason will be returning home with her. This is something nobody is prepared for. We are asking for help for Trudi who is already barely getting by financially and can't afford to miss any work. As Mason is released from the hospital she will have to be by his side as he will need special attention & care. He will have to wear a body cast for eight weeks. Even then she won't be able to return to work full time for the next few months until his neck and spine has healed. This is for a successful recovery and to build Mason a new life, a safe life.  Someone may have crushed his bones but nobody could ever crush his little precious spirit.  Please contact Timothy Ringering, Mason’s grandfather, for any information regarding this campaign.





Donations

  • Resilient Survivor 
    • $5 
    • 18 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 22 mos
  • Roberta Allen 
    • $100 
    • 27 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 31 mos
  • Stephanie Anderson 
    • $200 
    • 31 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Madalyn Hollenberry 
Organizer
Vancouver, WA
Timothy Ringering 
Beneficiary
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