Help Bobby Fight Blindness

We are the Garcia family and we have been blessed in so many ways. We have great pets, friends, family, and now a new family member, a beautiful baby boy. This is why it is so important for us to create this page because not only the responsibility we have, grew, but the love in our hearts just got exponentially larger and we need to be at our full potential for this family. 

The purpose of this page is to receive financial help for Bobby. Bobby has a rare genetic disorder called Stargardt's disease.  This link will help you get an idea of what Bobby goes through each day.   The World Through the Eyes of a Person Diagnosed With Stargardt's Disease  Stargardt's is an inherited form of juvenile macular degeneration. The progressive vision loss associated with Stargardt's Disease is caused by the death of photoreceptor cells in the central portion of the retina called the macula. In simple terms, this creates blind spots in the center field of vision, progressively growing until vision is lost. Currently, Bobby is classified as borderline legally blind and progressing (See what that looks like ).  

With Bobby’s vision loss, as a parent, he will not be able to see his baby boy grow up, watch him take his first steps, read to him, drive him to school or any basic functions such as watching TV or driving to work. Bobby has quietly been fighting this battle for the past 10 years, but with new developments, is now asking for help. We have found a doctor who is familiar with the disease and is willing to perform treatment(s) and we are all very hopeful, but like anything else, it comes with a price. 

GoFundMe has helped us in the past raise money for our Husky puppy Ahoska’s surgical needs so we are grateful for this amazing community. 

Bobby wants to see his son grow up and one day play catch with him.  With your help, we can certainly achieve that dream. Thank you for taking the time to read our story and please find it in your hearts to help us out. If every person who reads this page gives one dollar, we will have the funds raised in no time.  If, understandably, you are unable to donate, please share this page, for this helps us tremendously and please keep our family in your good thoughts and prayers.  Any type of help is much needed and much appreciated.  

 Thank you,
Tamara, Bobby, and Kal

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 33 mos
  • Adrianna Gutierrez 
    • $25 
    • 33 mos
  • Baca Family 
    • $50 
    • 33 mos
  • Amber Jaramillo 
    • $20 (Offline)
    • 33 mos
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Organizer

Tamara Ranieri-Garcia 
Organizer
Albuquerque, NM
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