Thankfully, he has medical/medicare to cover his hospital bills but there are other bills piling up for both of us; rent, utilities, etc. As his advocate it is important for me to be here; sometimes he is not able to speak and they need me to make quick decisions. My work (I'm an art teacher at a preschool) has been extremely understanding that I need to be with my father during this time.
My dad's name is Casey Lewis. He is a long time member of the art community. Originally from Kansas City Missouri he moved to the bay area in the late 60s. Over the past 35 years he has worked with all sorts of art mediums. He is an experienced stained glass, collage, and pastel artist. He has hit some very hard times with the recession over the past five years.
We need some help. As someone that tries to only ask for help when I really need it I'm coming forth to ask for some during this time. I know that times are tough for everyone right now. Truly, anything helps. Also, please feel free to share this anywhere you can that you think might help.
I appreciate all of the love and support that we have experienced during this time and I can't tell you how much it means to my dad and me. Every donation, phone call, message makes us feel a little less alone and a huge amount of gratitude to everyone for their love, compassion, and support. Thank you for taking the time to read this.
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