Randy Russell's Medical Bills

For those of you who know Randy and Carole Russell, you can attest to the fact they are the most loving, generous, people you will ever meet. They have so much love and opened their home and helped raise a niece (myself) and 4 foster children. They give with all of their hearts and I am hoping we can all come together to help them out when they are in need. My Uncle Randy is a hard working man to say the least, he has pushed himself beyond what most people could have. He can always put a smile on your face and is devoted to his family. He enjoys farm life and landscaping. Over the past 20 years, Randy has dealt with many health issues. In the past 10 years, he has suffered from 2 heart attacks, 3 strokes, and has diabetes. This is not for a lack of being active or taking care of himself, it's in his genetics and due to Autonomic Nervous System Disorder. Only 30% of his heart now functions. He pushed himself to work every day up until Oct. 2013 when he fell severly ill and was in the hospital. While he was recovering, the company that he worked for closed his department after 20+ years of service. While he was not able to return to work anyway because of an onset of multiple new symptoms and concerns including tremors, memory loss, etc., he subsequently lost he and his wife's health and life insurance as well as income to pay all bills. My Aunt is employed and has taken on more shifts but it's just not enough and she has her own health issues to deal with as well. They have been really struggling this past year and medical bills have piled up. Randy has seen over 10 specialists and even went to Cleveland Clinic for help. Just yesterday he was admitted to the hospital because he kept passing out. He will be getting a pacemaker and defribrillator put in on Monday morning. He was diagnosed with Ventricular Tachycardia. If he doesn't get these instruments implanted, the next time he passes out he could die.  It is difficult to see both my Aunt and Uncle suffer in this way...their lives are so drastically changed and stressful and has taken an emotional toll. All their lives they have given and done for others. I am hoping we can all alleviate some of the stress of finances for them so they can focus on recovering and adjusting to the new life they have. I ask, with all of my heart and soul, for any donation because ANY amount will greatly help them. My Aunt and Uncle have taught me all about Faith and the Lord above so I know everything will be all right, with the support of friends and family and lots of prayers. They taught me to "be the blessing" and they deserve nothing less. They mean the world to me and so many others and I honestly don't know what I would do without either one of them. God Bless you all!
  • c y 
    • $50 
    • 83 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,856 (Offline)
    • 84 mos
  • Wilma Dorsey 
    • $25 (Offline)
    • 84 mos
  • McCracken Family 
    • $75 (Offline)
    • 84 mos
  • Shipman Family 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 84 mos
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Michelle Riggle Markley 
Avella, PA
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