Germany Back Surgery Expense

Many of you know Helena Elias, her husband is Jake Elias. They live in the Winkler area. They have both been very insturmental in working with Faith Mission and Thousand Oaks Ministries, for many years. Jake is the guy everyone learned to know as "the guy with the back pack, and being on tube feeding". He wasn't able to work for 10+ years, but not anymore, through a miracle, God has healed Jake and he is once again enjoying food like the rest of us and he is also working full time and enjoying it very much. Praise the Lord! They are so Thankful for this blessing. 
Helena, on the other hand, had been struggling with back pain since her teen years, in February or March of 2013 things took a turn for the worse and throughout this last year her pain gradually become worse, to the point where she was not able to be physically active. They sought help outside of Canada because they knew that disc replacement isn't legal here. Her X-Ray and MRI results were sent to Germany. Upon receiving the results, the diagnosis was severe degenerated disc disease. Doctors in Germany recommended double disk replacement surgery to relieve her of the pain.
Helena's surgery to replace L4- L5 and L5-S1 discs with M6 discs was on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014. The total cost for the surgery, flights, therapy and accommodations came out to
$50,000 - $55,000. This is a large amount of money to pay off, with one income, and Helena is hoping that she will not need to go to work to help pay for this. They also don't want to sell or mortage their house because of this. Would you please help them out?
They are so thankful that the surgery was a success! Only three months after the surgery Helena is doing very well. We know God has been in control, and they have trusted Him totally. We know that everything has turned out according to His will so far with the surgery and healing thus far. They also want to trust the Lord to supply their needs finacially. So we are asking on their behalf that you would donate here to help them pay off the huge loan they have made. Every dollar will help, it doesn't matter if you give 10, 20, 50, 100 or 1000 dollars. They will appreciate it all.
Thank you so much, May God Bless you for giving!
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Jake Elias 
Winkler, MB
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