Help for Matthews Family

As some may know my uncle, John Matthews has been struggling with medical issues since 2016. In 2016 his lung collapsed due to a spontaneous pneumothorax caused by rupturing blebs in the lining of his lung. During that hospitalization he had contracted a staph infection, they had removed one rib and and a part of his lung to remove the infection. Fourteen surergies later the wound was still not healed properly. In 2018 he had a muscle flap surgery to correct the original surgery. Now he is in the hospital again after an additional two surgeries to fix the 2018 surgery, which failed due to pneumonia by spreading already weakened lung creating another hole.

John was the type of man who never asked anyone for anything, he went out of his way to help others and make sure everyone always had an amazing time. A hard working man, loving father of two children, a dedicated husband and an overall great man. This medical condition has made it difficult for him to live a normal life. He has been unable to work since 2016. With his wife recently put out of work due to medical issues, the family has fallen on hardship and is seeking help for medical expenses along with daily living costs to help give the Matthews family be able to live and get the proper care john needs. 

Any and all donation is more than appreciated.
Thank you!



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Organizer

Brianna Pedersen 
Organizer
Holbrook, NY
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