Medical, Illness & Healing

I have been fighting an infection since December 6th, 2013. It started as a Group A Staph infection. Then 30 days later it turned into a bone infection. I have not been at work since December 8th. Recently, we have returned from Seattle from my 3rd surgery. I was told by my surgeon in Seattle that I can not work until at least June 1st. I was told that I have to be careful with my elbow, because if it gets hit or bumped my infection can come back. My infection has returned 3 times and could come back easily.

I normally work 2 jobs to take care of all financial responsibilities for my family. Both Candice and I were in Seattle staying at a hotel from Jaunary 11th until March 28th. So not only did we have financial responsibilities in Seattle but we also still had all of our usual rent and bills here in Nome. I am receiving workers compensation however, it is only 60% of only 1 of my jobs.

I am asking for $7200 because that is how much I am missing out on from not being able to work, however, any and all donations will be accepted. We will be using funds to pay bills and rent that has accumulated while we were gone along with buying food for our family. We are extremely grateful for all donations for any amount. Any help will be greatly appreciated.


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Todd Kunnuk 
Nome, AK
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