Help Kevin Babington Heal from Spinal Cord Injury

This fundraiser is for our dear friends Kevin and Dianna (Flaherty) Babington   and their teen aged daughters Gwyneth and Marielle.
Kevin, an accomplished  Olympic equestrian, was competing at The Hamptons Classic in August 2019 and was thrown from a horse suffering catastrophic spinal cord injuries and is now unable to move.  As you can imagine, the medical bills and family needs are already enormous and will continue to mount as the family income stream has now been substantially impacted.
Earlier the same day that he was injured, Kevin and Dianna had made sure that their Wellington Florida barn was opened up to accept all horses who were in need of shelter from Hurricane Dorian. These are kind people who selflessly did for others and now need our help. Kevin is a humble man of humble means, who rides for a living and has spent his entire life helping other people and animals.
 Even if you don’t know Dianna or Kevin, in honor of their giving spirit to people and animals that they didn’t know,  keep them in your prayers, send them positive energy and please consider making a financial contribution to show them your love and help them pay the staggering medical costs as they navigate a long and uncertain road.
This campaign has been started by Kathy Gilbert and Kid Kelly (friends of the Babingtons)   We are working in conjunction with Jeff Papows of Silver Oak.  All funds donated  through GoFundMe will be placed in a Special Needs Trust for the benefit of Kevin Babington, and a family Trust for the benefit of Gwyneth, Marielle  and Dianna which will be overseen by Kevin's dear friend Colm McGuckian as Trustee.

Donations

  • Jill Donaldson 
    • $100 
    • 12 d
  • Elizabeth Stone 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Cynthia DelBosco  
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • Liz Donovan 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Kathy Gilbert 
Organizer
Hackensack, NJ
The Babington Family Trust 
Beneficiary
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