Help Hannah: The TBI Journey Home

Hi….my name is Hannah. Three years ago, I was walking to the bank when a distracted driver hit me. I died on scene and was brought back to survive extensive traumatic brain injury. It’s been a long haul to learn how to breathe on my own, eat, walk, and talk all over again.

4-months in a coma

My head before they replaced half of my skull.

These are the people who saved my life on scene.

Since the accident, my mom has dedicated herself to my recovery. She has been unable to work due to the demands of taking care of me and battling the effects of severe PTSD on her own life.  

One of the common things that happens in traumatic situations like this is that family and friends often abandon the long-haul process of recovery and rehabilitation. My mom and I have experienced this first hand with my extended family, former classmates, and friends. With no other support, my mom has handled the physical, emotional and financial load all by herself.  

THEN...YESTERDAY, MY MOM FOUND OUT THAT SHE IS VERY SICK!  Not only are we are forced to move to an area close to the extensive medical services that I require, but my mom has to deal with whatever treatments or surgery that she will have to face now. 

                                     PLEASE help us!!  

My mom and I DESPERATELY need to raise the funds to pay for living and medical expenses for me, but also financial support for my mom now to help her deal with the medical treatments she will require.      

We need to find a place to live, we need to be able to pay for daily living and travel expences to doctors, and treatments that Medicaid doesn't pay for. My mom needs this financial support so that she can also be able to deal with her illness that they have just discovered.  

This experience has reeked havok on our lives and now things have gotten even WORSE with my mom's health.   

                           EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS!

Thank you to everyone who has been able to give!  And Thank you to all who will be new donators. 

IF YOU WOULD PREFER TO DONATE BY CHECK:, please click on Sarah Jules's name (above right) and contact her to arrange your donation.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Sarah Jules 
Davis Corners, NY
Katherine Berryan 
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