Donations to family of Sandy Sonsteby

For years, we have been a hardworking, fun-loving family of 4 in Bucks County, PA. Last Saturday, my wife Sandy suffered a stroke. At 42 years old, she is currently critically stable at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Prognosis is quite uncertain at this point, however it is clear that Sandy will not be able to perform the job that she loves as a hairstylist any time in the near future. Sandy and myself (Erik) have 2 wonderful children, Rachel 17 and Kole 11. Rachel is a senior at Pennridge High School 3.8 GPA and is set to attend East Stroudsburg University in the fall of 2014. I personally have been a self-employed contractor for 29 years. I do not get vacation pay, personal pay or anything of the sort and it is my duty as her husband to honor our vows and help her in her rehabilitation however long that may ultimately be. This kind of stuff isnt supposed to happen to a 42 yr old. I thought this was old age stuff.

As a family, we like many others live paycheck to paycheck, or job to job in my case. The loss of Sandy's income will indeed be detrimental to our family. We don't live fancy; never did and never will it is not our style. We own our vehicles, and have the mortgage and monthly bills like everyone else. Every day the medical cost is piling and I seriously risk not having a home for her to come home to once she is able.

I want nothing more than to be able to take care of her until she is able to work (if possible), and most certainly make up the difference in college tuition for my daughter (from the aid) that has effectively vanished over the last 5 days. Any donations will be greatly appreciated and we thank everyone for keeping our family in their prayers and thoughts.
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    • $25 
    • 86 mos
  • Kit Rapine 
    • $100 
    • 86 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 87 mos
  • Amber Scott 
    • $5 
    • 87 mos
  • Marie Walther 
    • $50 
    • 87 mos
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Organizer

Rachel Sonsteby 
Organizer
Sellersville, PA
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