Eric Ehler Medical Fund

Help support Eric and his family while he recovers from a 12/31 cardiac arrest while at work. He is currently receiving care at California Pacific Medical Center in SF with his parents at his side. Eric now needs our support financially.

Donations will go towards his medical costs as well as ongoing bills. He might not be able to jump back into work as a chef so will need our support!

What happened

Around 1:30 AM on December 31st, Eric collapsed from a cardiac arrest as he was finishing up work at Mister Jiu’s. His coworker performed CPR and paramedics arrived shortly thereafter to resuscitate him. He is receiving care at California Pacific Medical Center,  and thankfully his vitals are stable. 

Other ways to help

If you’re a restaurant or individual who wants to send food to Eric and his family, please contact Nicole Dobarro, who is organizing the meal train. Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner drop-offs (as well as coffee) would be appreciated the next few weeks.

View the Meal Train Google doc here:

Thank you

Thank you for supporting his GoFundMe and spreading the word.

Also thank you to everyone who spent the early morning hours with him at the hospital, online trying to find his parents' contact info, or going on grocery store runs or errands to help set up camp for Eric's friends and family.

Special thanks to the staff at CPMC, Anna, Brandon and Christina at Mister Jiu's, Alex B., Mike, Nicole, Nico, Frank, Louie, Nick, Marcos, Liza, Karen, Andria and Pete (who took this photo.)

Eric needs our help at this time, so please keep him in your thoughts in the next days and weeks.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Valerie Luu 
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