Mike’s Medical Bills

On December 9, Mike was in a severe snowboarding accident when he clothes lined a taught rope going 32 mph. Things initially seemed ok at the clinic but then he suddenly became lethargic and had to be ambulanced to the ER where they found internal bleeding through a CT scan. He had to have emergency surgery to repair 2 tears in his mesentery, had a small section of his intestines removed, and they cleared out 1.5 liters of blood from his abdomen. Two days later, he had to be transported 70 miles to Denver because his blood pressure wouldn’t come up and his blood counts started dropping. He has a 10 inch incision on his abdomen and is in an extreme amount of pain. The doctors anticipate he will have to be in the hospital for at least a week.
He’s having a really hard time, as am I, and I know the stress of these growing medical bills is weighing on him. With 2 ambulance rides, an ER visit, 2 CT scans, 5-7(+) days in ICU, likely 2 full weeks without work pay, and everything in between, he could really use some help.
I hesitated for a long time about even starting this GoFundMe but I’ve seen how powerful community and friendship can be. I know that with it being the holiday season, everyone is tight on money, but any small amount would be so helpful and would make this difficult time for him a little bit easier. We would both be so immensly grateful.
If you are unable to donate, please just keep him in your thoughts and prayers. The most important thing is that his body heals and feels better so that he can get back to doing what he loves. Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts. We are truly blessed to have such amazing friends, family, and social communities.
  • Peter Finnen 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Daniel Goloborodko 
    • $15 
    • 44 mos
  • Kathy Harsch 
    • $150 
    • 44 mos
  • Jeremy Bernstein 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Harley Montano 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Brittanee Michele Carter 
Organizer
Dillon, CO
Michael Payne 
Beneficiary
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