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Brad's Ace Recovery: Rallying for a Heart Champion

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Today, I reach out to our cherished community with a heavy heart, yet one filled with hope and resilience. Our dear friend, and beacon of positivity, Brad Driver, needs our support now more than ever as he embarks on an unforeseen medical journey.

Brad is the embodiment of optimism and unwavering positivity in the Telecom industry. His infectious smile, uplifting spirit, and genuine kind nature has brightened countless days and inspired us all to see the silver lining in every situation. Whether it's offering words of encouragement, lending a helping hand, or simply sharing his contagious laughter, Brad has left an indelible mark on our hearts and minds. However, despite his boundless positivity, Brad now faces a daunting challenge—a mountain of medical bills resulting from unexpected health complications. As he navigates this difficult chapter in his life, we have the opportunity to rally around him and provide the support and assistance he so greatly deserves.

In October of 2023, Brad bravely faced a second open-heart surgery, an experience that proved to be immensely challenging due to unforeseen and critical complications. Despite the dire predictions during the 13-hour operation, Brad defied the odds and survived.

Following the surgery, Brad's resilience was further tested as he spent two months in the critical care unit, followed by a month in an intensive rehab facility. These months were characterized by relentless determination and a steadfast spirit, as he worked diligently towards recovery. His daughter, Mariah (28) and son Cole (26) spent everyday in the hospital by his side, doing everything they could to remind their dad of his own strength and supporting him in his fight to survive.

Two months ago, Brad returned home, continuing his remarkable journey towards regaining his strength. Each day, with the support of his kids, sister, family, and friends, he dedicates himself to the hard work required for rehabilitation, striving to stand back on his feet.

This GoFundMe campaign is an invitation to support Brad's ongoing journey of healing and strength. Your contributions will assist in covering medical expenses and ensuring Brad has access to the necessary resources for his complete recovery. Together, we can light the path ahead with hope, positivity, and support for his recovery.

Thank you for your compassion, generosity, and unwavering support during this challenging time. Let's show Brad that he is not alone in his fight—we stand with him, shoulder to shoulder, every step of the way.

-Michelle Labern and The Sandler Family



  • Kristen Lee
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • Paulette Huber
    • $250 
    • 2 mos
  • Tony Burns
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • Ben Edwards
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Josh Dickinson
    • $250 
    • 3 mos

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michelle labern
Oakland, CA
Brad Driver

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