Cathy's medical expenses

My parents are always the first to help when they can and now my Mom needs your help. As many of you know, my Mom Cathy Pontious had to have a major emergency surgery on July 22nd, 2019. She went into the emergency room Thursday July 19th for severe back pain and numbness in her left leg. She was admitted. She had a bone infection that the Doctors found. This bone infection was from a faulty nerve stimulator that was removed from her back in March of 2018. The bone infection caused her L4 and L5 to deteriorate completely. After a almost 8 hour surgery on Monday July 22nd, they replaced those with titanium spacers and fused her spine back together. She was released from Genesis and admitted into Sterling Suites Nursing Facility on July 29th for continued Physical and Occupational Therapy. She has a PICC Line in which she receives IV antibiotics through multiple times a day. She needs these IV Antibiotics at least until September 03, 2019 but probably longer. While at the facility, her antibiotics are covered completely. However, they did a review for the insurance and they have decided that she no longer needs to be in nursing facility and will be discharged home soon. After her insurance, the cost of her Needed daily IV Antibiotics will be $250.00 + per week which will not include the supplies that go with them. Unfortunately, our family is not financially sound to come up with these expenses immediately. As much as we dont like to, we need to ask for help to ensure that My Mom gets her needed IV Antibiotics to help her heal and get rid of this bone infection so it does not negatively effect any of the work she has had done. Please consider sharing and donating to help my Parents. Every little bit helps. Thank you in advance for your consideration.


  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 1 mo
  • Kathy Petree 
    • $80 
    • 1 mo
  • Sharon Singleton 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo

Organizer and beneficiary 

Elizabeth Kenisell 
Cambridge, OH
Cathy Pontious 
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