Help Gabes Glasses Goal!

I was supposed to be a New Years baby. Instead of ringing in the new  year, I got stuck 16 weeks in the past. Instead, I was born October 1, 1990. My premature birth left me oxygen deprived. As my 1lb body clinged to life an incubator, I was supplied with too much life-giving oxygen.  I made it. Unfortunately my sight didn't. 

Due to this over oxygenation, I have a condition called Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). I have no sight in my right eye, and only 20% usable vision on the left. I'm not sad or mad anymore because I don't know what i've never missed.  All i'd like is a chance to see what others do. That chance has arrived.

How you can help:
Technology has made the world alot more accessible to the visually impaired. A Canadian company, eSight , are makers of electronic glasses that will allow me full vision in my left eye. They work via a headset (think Star Trek) which houses a high def, high res camera that broadcasts live video into two screens in my field of vision.  This is a game-changer for me and others like me. It's a $10,000 gamechanger though. That's where you come in.  A chance at leading a fully independent and happy life is priceless. 

As I finally am ready to explore who I am and my place in this wonderful world, i'd like to do it on a level playing field this time. This is a reset button, doors that have been closed to me, now become open. Dreams not full realized, may happen. My life will finally begin.

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $200 (Offline)
    • 38 mos
  • Jason Boyd 
    • $40 
    • 38 mos
  • Brooke Holbert 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Andrea Ezell 
    • $250 
    • 38 mos
  • Angie Padgett 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Gabe Dickson 
Organizer
Dallas, GA
Jalina Davis 
Beneficiary
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