Helping Nicole Vogrin ~ Medical Bills

As many of you know, my sister Nicole (Fox) Vogrin was admitted to St Luke's hospital unexpectedly on November 27, 2013. Within a few days her health had declined rapidly and she was sent to the ICU and put on life support. Nicole was flown by Medi-Vac to Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia and remained in the ICU on life support for 3 weeks. When she was finally removed from life support they gave her a tracheotomy to help her continue to breathe properly. At this point Nicole has been moved to the Critical Care Unit and needs close monitoring as she basically has no motor skills and is not even able to talk to communicate. To date, through all of this the Dr's STILL have no idea what is wrong with her, why this happened and how to treat her. The Dr's have indicated that this is a going to be a very long road and after she leaves Jefferson at some point in the unknown future, she will be transferred to Good Shepherd for a complete in-patient rehabilitation for speech and physical therapy.
Nicole's husband is currently laid off from work, and has been since November and will be for a few more months. While he is laid off they are responsible for paying their own medical premiums and he has fallen behind on them and cannot afford to lose the medical benefits.
What I would like to ask is anyone feels led to donate to help with the medical premiums, any amount, $1, $2, $5 ...any amount would help catch them up and keep them in good standing so they do not lose the medical benefits they need so very much right now.
I know its a lot to ask and I know times are tight for everyone, especially just after Christmas... if you can help, thank you so much, if not, its understandable, please just continue to pray for Nicole's healing and for the Dr's wisdom to find the prblem so they can start to treat her for whatever it is that has caused such damage to her body.
There really is no "goal" to be reached I just had to enter an amount to setup this fundraiser... Premiums are approximately $660 a month and the back premiums along with about 4 mths of future premiums is how I came up with the amount. Even if that amount is not reached, I know anything will be helpful, the main priority is just to catch them up which is now 2 mths behind.
All money collected, I will personally be giving directly to Andrew's employer who pays the benefits to the insurance company, Capitol Blue Cross, while Andrew is laid off.
Thank you all so very much for your thoughts, prayers and kindness during this difficult time in their family.
Much love,
... on behalf of Andrew, Nicole, Abby, Jake and Alyssa Vogrin
  • Sarah Berger 
    • $25 
    • 88 mos
  • Nancy B. 
    • $25 (Offline)
    • 88 mos
  • Kelly K. 
    • $25 (Offline)
    • 88 mos
  • Jack Taylor 
    • $660 
    • 88 mos
  • Lynn & Robert 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 89 mos
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Danielle R. Montanez 
Bethlehem, PA
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