Refractory Celiac Disease Type 1

Long version of our story 

Thank you for checking out our GoFundMe! We had a previous GFM that we could not access to change the amount or story, so here is our new one. We wanted to start by thanking all the previous people that donated, I will credit them as offline donations. We have been battling this set of diseases for almost a year now and Crystal's doctor just informed us yesterday that he has exhausted all options and the Mayo Clinic is the only one left. So this is why you are here!

Because we have to travel there, the clinic has blocked a week of time to get all the test and procedures done, and the soonest they have a week free is June 11. So we are on a strict timeline and we need your help! We are trying to get all the details together, but we need to get the following in order: plane tickets, lodging, food, lost wages, etc. Even sharing this is a tremendous help!

Crystal got really sick in October and missed a bunch of work, conveniently that is when the insurance deductible resets, so the original donations have kept us afloat and we can't thank you enough! So if can just push to this last round of donations, we can make it to Minnesota and try and get some normalcy back into the household and get Crystal on the road to getting better! Please feel free to share and ask any questions! 

Thanks again to every one of you that has found it in your heart to help us, we are forever grateful!


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  • Lynne Barker 
    • $10 
    • 35 mos
  • Phyllis Allen 
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
  • Alyssa Benton 
    • $5 
    • 35 mos
  • Eduardo Sanchez 
    • $10 
    • 35 mos
  • Jan Erik Fillan 
    • $10 
    • 35 mos
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Sam Thompson 
Colorado Springs, CO
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