Support for Jeremy Wells

November 19, 2012 Jeremy Wells' life changed forever. He suffered a spinal cord injury while riding his motorcycle, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. He was fortunate enough to be able to start physical therapy at the world renown Kennedy Krieger Institute months after the accident. Jeremy had been a lineman at Amtrak for many years, but was now confined to a desk job.  Jeremy was given the opportunity to stay with Amtrak and train to be a Power Director.  This training involved many hours and miles of traveling everyday. He was required to travel to and from New York every Monday and Tuesday, and then Wilmington, DE other days. 
Jeremy recently began to have a few setbacks, starting with a burn injury that occurred at work.  He then developed an abscess/ pressure ulcer that required a week long hospital stay and a wound vac to be applied.  Home health care nurses were coming to the house three times a week to change the dressing.  Jeremy is smart and lucky enough to be dating a nurse, who eventually took over the dressing changes.  The team of doctors at Good Samaritan Hospital were amazing with Jeremy's care and insisted that, in order for this area to heal properly, he needed to be on bedrest for approximately one year.
Anyone that knows Jeremy, before or after his injury, knows how active he was and continues to be.  Jeremy is handling all of this with great strength and a positive attitude, but he needs your support.   We are hoping that he heals quickly and will be able to return to work, but need to prepare for the worst. Not only can Jeremy not work, but his physical therapy is on hold indefinitely. Those of you that helped to raise money for Jeremy to participate in the Baltimore Running Festival in October, thank you so much. That money helped the many patients that receive therapy at Kennedy Krieger. We are asking that you spare whatever you can to help Jeremy pay for the increasing number of bills that have grown over the last two years. Thank you again for reading this and showing your support. It is very much appreciated by him, and his family!!
  • Patrick McArdle 
    • $100 
    • 80 mos
  • Brian Balch 
    • $20 
    • 81 mos
  • Joanne and Rick Grace 
    • $75 
    • 81 mos
  • Brittany Long 
    • $25 
    • 81 mos
  • Ayrica walker 
    • $100 
    • 82 mos
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Organizer

Amy Prosser 
Organizer
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