Elijah Skillen Recovery Fund

Last Saturday, on his way home from work, Elijah (17 years of age) was unfortunately in a devastating car accident where he sustained numerous serious injuries. He was air lifted to St George Hospital in Sydney and remains there in an induced coma whilst his body is repaired by surgeons over the coming days and weeks.

His injuries include 2 broken collarbones, 4 broken ribs, a fractured skull, fractured pelvis, fractured hand along with injuries that have been repaired in the last few days, a collapsed lung and bleeding on the brain. Elijah may have possible brain damage however this won't be known until he is woken from the induced coma. He also sustained a large cut to his chin which will be scarred.

Elijah lives with his hardworking single mum and brother. His recovery time is estimated to be over 3 months.  Although Elijah's surgery costs will be covered by insurance, during this time, Elijah's mum will incur costs of hotel stays whilst Elijah is in hospital in Sydney (3 hours away from home), petrol to drive to and from home on the South Coast NSW and Sydney, loss of her income from having to cease her job to be by Elijah's side and his full time carer whilst he recovers, she will need to cover her rent and bills during this time with no income along with any further GP and/or medical bills that Elijah will incur.

Elijah is an extremely hard working and kind young man. He is an honest, well mannered and polite kid who would do anything for anyone without a second thought.

We ask that you donate any dollar you can spare to help out this hard working family while Elijah recovers. Every dollar counts. Thank you so much in advance.

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Donations

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  • Ashley Terechovs 
    • $30 
    • 11 mos
  • Maggie Van Ruth 
    • $20 
    • 11 mos
  • Sarah Anne Stewart 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 11 mos
  • Jayne Gibbs 
    • $50 
    • 11 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Amy Freshwater 
Organizer
Basin View, NSW
Vicky Stankovic 
Beneficiary
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