Donna's accident recovery fund

My Aunt Donna, 73 and Uncle Steve, 76 took a "Bucket List" motorcycle trip from their home in Florida to the 77th Annual Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. Nearing the end of their trip they lost control of their bike on a wet surface and had a terrible accident.  The bike landed on my Aunt, fracturing her left elbow, right wrist, and pelvis. She had emergency surgery and was unconscious and on a respirator for several days. My Uncle sustained bruises and bumps all over his body.  She is unable to walk or travel at this time and has been transferred to a rehab facility in Sturgis.  They are 2,500 miles away from home and the support of friends and family. The cost for the Rehab facility, and accommodations for my uncle as she recovers, are enormous.  There are no direct flights from Sturgis to their home in Florida.  Basically, she and my uncle are trapped in South Dakota and it is taking a toll on them, both emotionally and financially.  
They need assistance with mounting medical costs, accommodations for my Uncle, and the eventual travel home to Florida.  


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    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Bob Deeter 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Terry Eagle 
    • $25 
    • 43 mos
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    • $100 
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    • $300 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Katherine Kilponen Mills 
Ann Arbor, MI
Rodney Vanderjagt 
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