A Friend in Need

Sherice is someone who is near and dear to many of us. She has that captivating personality that grabs your attention, primarily because she can be LOUD. Everyone who knows Sherice knows her as a friend that will do anything for others. She’s someone who has never met a stranger in her life, and would do whatever to help someone out.

           Last week Sherice was enjoying some time with her kids at an indoor trampoline gymnasium, when she suffered from a severe neck injury resulting in initial full body paralysis. She was rushed to the ER immediately and later released when sensation returned to her legs. After several days in severe pain and still no movement in her arms she sought out further medical attention. An MRI later revealed she had a C4 and C5 fracture with a spinal cord injury. She was advised to return to a trauma ER where they determined she needed surgery immediately. 

           Her medical bills are spiraling out of control. She was rushed by an ambulance to a level 1 trauma ER where she had 2 CT scans and was later discharged. When her symptoms did not improve she pursued further medical care by consulting a neurologist who then ordered an MRI. The specialist informed her to return to a trauma center ER immediately. There it was determined that she needed surgery on her neck to relieve the pressure on her spinal cord. They performed a Decompression Discectomy and Fusion of C4 and C5 then admitted to the surgical intensive care unit (SICU) for further monitoring. After 3 days in the SICU and physical therapy she was released home. 

          Due to the nature of her job status, Sherice was not eligible for medical insurance until open enrollment in November. Which is why she needs our help. She is a very humble person and not one to ask for help, but if there was ever a time she been in need, it’s now.

           Even though she has survived life altering paralysis she still has a long road of recovery and rehab ahead of her. Any contributions received would be greatly appreciated. Funds will be used towards medical bills and to support her financial needs while she is unable to work for the next 2-3 months. We have created a GoFundMe Account for anyone who is interested in supporting Sherice during this time of need. Thank you all for the amazing love and support ya’ll have shown throughout this misfortune.

  • Kelly Sommer 
    • $100 
    • 50 mos
  • Josh Uson 
    • $40 
    • 50 mos
  • Carmen Drumgoole  
    • $100 
    • 50 mos
  • Ashley Lorenz 
    • $100 
    • 51 mos
  • Stephanie Marshall 
    • $20 
    • 51 mos
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Fundraising team (2)

Sherice Sander 
Raised $2,050 from 26 donations
Round Rock, TX
Will Godwin 
Team member

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