A couple friends of Corrine and Dan have put this page up to help with the unforseen costs of the premature birth of their baby boy Ari. He was born on November 14th 2017 in an ambulance on the way to Edmonton, 7 1/2 weeks earlier than planned. Corrine and Dan have been staying in the NICU at the grey nuns hospital since then. But budgeting becomes difficult when they are needed there and they still have bills at home. Funds are needed to help with gas, food, bills and other expenses that keep coming up.
In closing here is a facebook post shared by Corrine one week after Ari was born:
"Ari is officially one week old today!! Sometimes it is still hard to believe that I had him already!! Ari has officially started to gain weight!! It's not a lot yet but at least we are going in the right direction now. Still needing to be tube fed but is nursing every other feeding. But still has to have the tube feed even if he nurses. Not quite strong enough to eat on his own. We are back under phototherapy cause levels came back at 242 and they treat when levels are at 220. So he has to have the phototherapy for 2 days. Really missing Jesse and Henley. I have never even left Henley for a night before this. So this has been a little stressful not being there for her. Jesse has been a great help looking after the house and pets. Otherwise that would have been one more thing to worry about. I have a new appreciation for all the moms and dads out there that have had a premature or sick babies. You honestly don't realize what a person goes through dealing with this until you have experienced it yourself. Dealing with not knowing what is going to happen with your baby from day to day is really hard and then add on top of all that all the expenses that go with staying in the hospital, hotel, rotary house or Ronald McDonald house(which all cost money except staying in the NiCU) it just really changes your perspective. I am so happy that I have been able to have Dan here. I'm not sure that I would have been able to get through everything without him. Thanks to all the family and friends that have stopped in for a visit so far. It has been really nice to see some familiar faces."
So if you are able, no donation is too small. Thank you for all your help at this time.
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