Timothy's home sweet home

Timothy is a spunky, active, joyful 9 year old boy.  He is full of heart despite being born with a genetic condition (which he inherited from me, his mother) that caused him to be born with severe heart deformities and no arms.  Our family has never been one to ask for financial support even after he endured a lengthy, life saving surgery to fix his malformed heart which lead to a 2 month stay in the ICU.  Our first year with him was filled with uncertainty and doctor visits.  As we crossed that first year finish line we wanted a place to call our own, a place for our boy to have a happy childhood.  And with the love and support of our parents, aka Nana and Papa, Grandma and Grandpa, we found the perfect little home.  Over the past 8 years we have been doing pretty well and have been able to watch our tiny little baby become a force to be reckoned with.  He is witty, strong and happy.  We couldn't be more blessed.  Due to circumstances surrounding Tim's condition I have decided to dedicate myself to being a stay at home mom.  In making this decision we are finding ourselves in a place we never wanted to imagine.  We face a difficult decision in the near future about how we will be able to stay in our house with only one income.  Things look grim and we may have to say goodbye to the only place Tim has known as "home".  I have seen the amazing things that can be done through crowd funding and am putting our story out there with the hopes that generous people will see our need and help out.  Thank you for taking the time to read our story and consider our cause.

Linda Bannon


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Linda Bannon 
Hillside, IL
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