Help Restore a Broken Smile

As a result of being beaten and tortured to the point of near-death, Sam has some significant dental problems that require oral surgery and implants. An expensive venture. For the sake of his continued safety, the entirety of his story is something that cannot be shared online. But in a nutshell, here it is.

He has been a faithful servant for the Gospel and has spent much of his life as a missionary. Because of his faithfulness he has been a victim of significant persecution. He has been imprisoned and tortured twice for sharing the Gospel and he is now in San Francisco seeking asylum, as returning to his home would not be safe for him. (A story not unlike the apostle Paul.)

As a result of the torture he has undergone, he now faces many physical hardships and is in need of some serious dental work. He has received some treatments and procedures from when this fundraising originally started in 2017. But, he still needs tooth implants, oral surgery and other dental work. Insurance does not cover this type of work and the remaining $25,000 cost is far beyond his ability. (Read latest update for further information on the dental work performed so far.)

Having watched Sam live his life in faithfulness, generosity, and humility, I want to do all I can to surround him in love and help him to have good teeth and smile again without pain. My hope is that we can bless him much like he has been a blessing to so many. Would you help by making a generous contribution to this campaign, and by sharing this on your Facebook page and in other ways to help reach the goal? Thank you!

*This the updated and new fundraising page for Sam as the original Youcaring page has been closed due to GoFundMe and Youcaring merging together. There is still a financial need for Sam to complete the rest of the dental surgeries. Thanks and God Bless!


  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 14 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $2,600 
    • 15 mos
  • Katya Espina 
    • $95 
    • 15 mos
  • Julia Kim 
    • $10 
    • 16 mos
  • Jamie Noor 
    • $10 
    • 16 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rob Siverly 
San Francisco, CA
Sam A 
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