Bones for Brugger

Damian Brugger needs your help! I have been cooking BBQ in New Orleans since 2010. While practically married to my business I have  been working hard (90hrs wk sometimes) for the past 3 yrs building a name for myself and business. Two years ago I was diagnosed with an Inguinal Hernia, it is from contantly lifting heavy cases of meat, wood, kegs etc on the Job. On June 23rd I injured myself lifting heavy cases of meat and coolers severely tearing the hernia wide open, imediatly going to the ER and told the only way to fix it is with surgery. Like many, unfortunately, I do not currently have medical insurance or funds and having to rely on my Veteran Benifits through the VA. (If you dont know the VA is severly slow and ridled with red tape) However, it has come to the point where I can hardly walk, work, have fun or simply do anything without it being very painful. I can go on and on about this but for those of you who already know me, know how much this is affecting my everyday life and business. I have not been able to work for nearly 5 weeks and after the surgery there is another 3-4 week recovery. I am in much need of help and assistance finacially. I am not looking for any type hand out. The money, all of the money WILL GO towards the surgery, related bills / expenses. If you can help, thank you, if you can't, still thank's for looking and please spread the word to those who can help. You can bet I will throw a very gracious BBQ Party for those who donate once I get back on my feet and cooking again. again thanks for looking, donating and sharing ,,/


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Damian Brugger 
New Orleans, LA
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