Dave's recovery fund


A family in our Ridgeback community is going through some tough times right now. Many in our community know Susan and Dave Pisarri. About a month ago, Dave went to the hospital with a severe headache which it turns out was an indication he was suffering from a brain hemorrhage and was admitted to Albany Medical Center for 2 weeks. As part of his treatment, the neurologist recommended he have a cerebral angiogram which carried a small risk of stroke. Unfortunately, Dave fell into that <1% risk pool and suffered a stroke during the angiogram. The whole ordeal was terrifying but thankfully Dave is back home now and the doctors are hopeful for a full recovery with hard work, physical therapy and time.
Having myself gone without income during some tough times over the years I know how difficult it is to go a month + without a paycheck and in their case, with mounting medical expenses and a steep co-insurance this has created a hardship. Susan I know is considering a second job to try and make ends meet during the holiday season. I also know her well enough to know that her pride makes it difficult to ask for help. So I thought this would be good time of year to help someone else out who I’ve watched go out of her way to help others out over the years. I hope you'll join me in helping this hardworking family get through a tough time. Thank you
  • pam pisarri 
    • $110 
    • 42 mos
  • Celia O'Brien 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Jane Gentzen 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Aviva smernoff 
    • $300 
    • 45 mos
  • Carl Bloksberg 
    • $150 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Bonnie Johnson 
Organizer
Dartmouth, MA
Susan Pisarri 
Beneficiary
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