Craig is a 23-year ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) survivor/winner asking for your consideration in helping him replace his computer. His computer is a lifeline to the world that helps him remain independent.
Craig was given the “ALS death sentence” diagnosis in 1994 at the age of 30. From the beginning, a computer become increasingly important in his healing journey.
Happy Birthday to Craig!
When Craig entered hospice in late 2008 , he used a computer at every moment possible for researching as well as for laying the groundwork for healing and building a campaign to help others in powerful ways. He did this despite losing 45 lbs of muscle at the time and feeling like he was suffocating from breathing difficulties.
With a computer and relentless determination, Craig was discharged from hospice on May 30th, 2009. A computer has been, and continues to be, critical in his fight for life.
Craig’s current computer is near the end of its life, having been used 7 days/week most of his waking hours. He relies on his computer for the vast majority of communications with the world, including collaboration with his healthcare team. He also needs computer to collaborate with his caregiving staffing agency.
Craig also uses his computer to hire and connect with overnight caregivers. His computer is his primary tool to raise support for remaining outside of a nursing home. He also utilizes his computer to communicated with Medicaid caseworkers. His computer is necessary to direct The Healers Campaign. The Healers Campaign exists to inspire and help struggling people from all around the world. Craig also relies on his computer for research, writing and producing inspirational videos.
"Rockin' The Unthinkable." 2016. By Dr. Craig Oster.
Craig has treated himself as a case study during his 23 years of experience of living with ALS, and is currently working on writing 2 contributing chapters to a book that will be titled "Healing ALS." This book will be an incredible resource available to everyone in the world with the ALS diagnosis!
In 2016, he produced his first short film "Rockin' the Unthinkable" which won 3 awards, is available on his website homepage, and is inspiring people around the world.
"Grateful To Be Here: Part 1, By Scott Allman"
"Grateful To Be Here: Part 2, By Scott Allman"
Over a dozen of his renowned advisors were so impressed with his work that they have agreed to be interviewed for a more professionally produced full length documentary film that will address a more enlightened standard of care for ALS.
Your donation to help purchase a new computer will help Craig:
Manage his health, healing, and 24/7 caregiving. It will enable him to continue volunteering to inspire and help people around the world.
He will continue to do this by writing on his computer. This will turn his tragedy into a gift for the world.
His computer enables him to raise support for his needs, thereby remaining independent outside of a nursing home. Instead, he will be able to spend more time producing inspirational videos, impacting tens of thousands of people... and hopefully many more.
*Any additional donations beyond his $3200 goal would go to cover his health expenses.
Craig will be grateful if you would share his GoFundMe campaign to keep hope alive for himself and all the people who receive inspiration from his healing journey and volunteer work with The Healers.
Craig stands on his own and captured on video!
Craig Oster Tribue. 2013.
Craig urgently needs your help today to keep his mission and healing journey moving forward.
Anything you can give will be helpful! Thank you for your consideration in giving back to Craig.
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