Katie's Nurses' Travel to Iceland

Hi there! My name is Katie and I'm a 25 year old, full time student who happens to be in a wheelchair. A little over four years ago I fell asleep behind the wheel and had a fence post go through my neck leaving me paralyzed from the chest down. I don't let my disability stop me from anything I want to do in life and have adapted to the necessary changes that I've needed to make, to conquer the world from a  chair these days. I require 24/7 nursing care to assist me in many things throughout my day but try to be as independent as possible.  My best friend of 25 years is getting married in Iceland this May and I am one of a few lucky ladies to be invited! I've purchased my ticket and am so excited to explore this beautiful country! However, my insurance company is not willing to pay for my nurses' travel accommodations. Without my nurses I'd be unable to go. I hate to ask for help at all and especially when I've already been given so much throughout my injury, but this is a trip of a lifetime and would hate to miss out on such an amazing opportunity because of my insurance company's unwillingness to provide me with the necessary care. I know that this is a huge number but I've seen some inspiring success stories of this site and figured I'd at least try. Thank you so much for your time, consideration, and generosity! Safe travels, well wishes, and many many thanks!
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Organizer

Kate Steele 
Organizer
Walled Lake, MI
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