A Handicap Van for Ty

Hello friends and family
I need your help and it is not easy for me to ask

As many of you know my sister Kelley has a son Tyrone, now 17 born with Cornellia de Lang Syndroome. This disease affects 1 in 10,000 children and as a result, Ty is profoundly retarded,
requires a feeding tube 9 hours a day and needs constant care.

One of the saddest and greatest difficulties in caring for Ty is that there is no way to get him out of the house to transport him safely to family gatherings, the park or doctors' appointments without a proper handicap vehicle.

Over the last 4 years, without success, I have written letters and contacted auto makers as well as many organizations to try and get assistance in procuring a handicap-equipped vehicle for my nephew, Ty

Recently, due to another family's sad loss, I have found a used van that I am presently trying to purchase for $5000.00

This is where your help comes in. If you would like to join me in my efforts to make this dream come true, please give as much, as little or anything you can.  

This van is a 2005 Toyota Sienna minivan with a ramp and wheel chair restraints. The mileage is 104,585 and it needs some work, but overall the van is in good shape.

My goal is to raise as much money as I can for the purchase and repairs and get a loan for the rest.  

Thank you and God bless you all
Ken Kornelson

PS: If you would like more information about Cornelia de Lange Syndrome please visit http://www.cdlsusa.org


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Kenneth Kornelson 
Truro, MA
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