As most of you know, I campaign go fund me because it helps raise money for those we love and care about. We all know Russel Cohen, yes Russel with the beautiful smile and kind heart, always there for all of us , friends with everyone because that’s who he is... always lit up a room when he walked in, always made us laugh with his warm sense of humor and always listened to all of our stupid issues when we were in high school that we thought mattered LOL. He was also one of the first to run down to 9/11 to help. He has no idea that I am doing this right now but he will once I post (Hi Russ) ... Russel has a rare autoimmune disease Birdshot Uveitis that is taking away his eye sight and leading to blindness.There is no cure.. he is currently undergoing infusions and chemotherapy that of course insurance is only partially covering. He needs to visit a specialist in Boston as well. That being said.. it would be beyond heart warming for Russel, his beautiful wife and children to see that we care and want to help him on his journey so he can hopefully see all the milestones ahead for his family and children .. we want to help him see his children graduate high school , his children’s wedding , grandchildren, his wife’s face everyday and for him to look in the mirror everyday and see his beautiful self. Every dollar goes directly to Russel. Let’s all be part of his team and give him the chance to see how loved he is by all of us near or far... I know it will touch his soul. Thank you
  • Dominick , Michael and Christopher Poliseno  
    • $50 
    • 34 mos
  • Scott Wellington  
    • $100 
    • 34 mos
  • Lorna Gusmano 
    • $150 
    • 34 mos
  • Debbie Loeb 
    • $25 
    • 34 mos
  • Jamie and David Antin 
    • $100 
    • 34 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Stacey Kandel 
Merrick, NY
Erika Cohen 
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