Urgent surgery for 16 year old


Hi, my name is Jose A. Pineda. I am 16 years old. I was diagnosed with scoliosis 8 months ago. Unfortunately, it has advanced to the point where I need surgery. It has already affected my lungs, which causes me to not be able to breathe. If I do not get this done, my lung could collapse. The cost of the procedure is around $100,000, and I do not have insurance to help me pay for it. We recently moved here and my parents do not have a stable job. There are only two places in Florida that can do the surgery. We are currently going to the one in Pensacola, which is approximately 4 to 5 hours away from where we live. We need help with the expenses that are to come. Having this problem has restricted me from being active and playing sports. Any help that is given is greatly appreciated.

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  • Waldina Haggerty  
    • $300 
    • 60 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 60 mos
  • Amy Brannen 
    • $50 
    • 60 mos
  • Karen Pineda 
    • $10 
    • 60 mos
  • Sam Dee Pineda 
    • $20 
    • 60 mos


Madelin Zambrano 
Eastpoint, FL
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