Help Wayne Toope Get Home to Canada

This campaign is gratefully accepting any donations to assist Wayne with medical expenses related to getting airlifted back to Canada.  In early February of this year, Wayne was rushed to hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, with severe breathing difficulty, was diagnosed with pneumonia and has spent 6 days in intensive care at St. Petersburg General Hospital so far.  Although insurance is covering some of the expenses, they will not cover the cost of returning to Canada or any further treatment while in Florida.  The cost of an air ambulance flight to get Wayne home to Canada will be approximately $15,000 - $20,000. 

Those of you who know Wayne will know that he has had a lung disease for many years and was awaiting a double lung transplant assessment.  Despite this disease, he spends his Newfoundland summers in his boat offering with a smile to take out anyone who wants to 'get their fish' and spends his winters as a snowbird in Florida...taking in shuffleboard, golf and all sorts of social activities with his wife, Teresa, and their many friends in Paradise Shores.  He has a passion for flea markets and yard sales and although he hasn't been able to dance for many years, he loves a good kitchen party.

Wayne has been a tremendous friend to so many over the years and now we are asking for help to cover some of these sudden and unexpected expenses.  Any donation, no matter the size, will be most humbly accepted and appreciated.  With much love, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Donations ()

  • Roy Hodder 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Gilbert Hodder 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Carolyn & Wayne White 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Karen Preston 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Stephanie Perry  
    • $10 
    • 27 mos
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Organizer

Darlene Toope 
Organizer
Portugal Cove-St Philips, NL
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