Burke Strong

On Saturday, March 17th, while many people were getting ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day our family was dealing with the unimaginable.  Karen & Mike’s 21-year-old son Kevin was involved in a quad accident and suffered major injuries; including severe head trauma along with broken bones and a collapsed lung.  The severity of his injuries required him to be airlifted to Mass General Hospital but unfortunately the winds were too strong that afternoon.  With the amazing assistance from the Wilmington Police, Wilmington Fire and EMT’s they collectively stabilized Kevin as best they could and transported him swiftly via ambulance. 

Upon arrival at MGH, Kevin became a high priority and was quickly evaluated, intubated and whisked off to surgery to remove a portion of his skull to relieve the pressure from the brain swelling.  Kevin is now resting and recovering in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit under the care of some of the best Doctors and Nurses around.  As you can imagine, the road to recovery is going to be a long, challenging one and will require both Karen and Mike to be involved in his day-to-day care. 

Having had to already use much of their savings towards Mike’s cancer treatment bills, we have decided to create this Go Fund Me Page to allow them the ease of mind from having to worry about the enormous bills that will surely pile up while Kevin recovers at MGH and eventually moves to Spaulding Rehab.  Any amount you can donate will be greatly appreciated; all donations will be put toward Kevin’s medical bills and whatever is needed to help them care for their Son.

Please continue to send positive thoughts and prayers and if there are any questions please email us at [email redacted].  We will keep you all updated as best we can here on this page.

Donations

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  • Marsha Padden 
    • $10 
    • 28 mos
  • Ken & Aggie McCowan 
    • $200 
    • 35 mos
  • Sandra Pelleriti 
    • $55 
    • 35 mos
  • WFD Local 1370 
    • $500 
    • 36 mos
  • Suzane Quigley 
    • $50 
    • 36 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Nancy Sullivan 
Organizer
Wilmington, MA
Karen Burke 
Beneficiary
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