I am Joel’s mother Barbara and am kicking off this fundraiser tonight as he has almost no financial resources available at this time. Currently Joel does not qualify for any assistance. I will be staying with him for a few weeks or longer so to give rides, help around the house, staying close to assist him with his medical needs. He is applying for disability, if approved it will take some time before he receives assistance. Joel has already used his entire savings to make it through a severe case of pneumonia he suffered the first two and a half months of this year. He was hospitalized in January thru February followed with IV antibiotics at home for 6 weeks. Today, Joel desperately needs money right now! Joel or a member of his family will share updates daily so you can stay current. We will inform you of his progress and how these donated monies are overcoming obstacles and bridging a gap to Joel’s wellness!
Become a healing partner! Thank you for joining Joel's team! Help celebrate Joel’s 33rd birthday on June 26th by donating! Please share this GoFundMe in social media and on websites. Include a personal note about Joel when you email this link to your friends or post in social media. Your personal notes donations, contacts and efforts will help Joel raise the monies needed, not mass media. Any amount of money, $5, $10, $25, $50, $100 or more dollars is welcome and greatly appreciated. Again, remember to share “Joel’s recovery will take several months, a minimum of three before doctors say work will even be a possibility.” Three monthly contributions or a one time donation is most welcome!
Very Important, Please Read
Kindly, I am sharing Joel’s personal request in my words;
For now friends, please do not call but rather text if Joel by phone as he has a hard time resting due to pain and discomfort along with getting short of breath quickly. Right now it is best to leave your healing comments, messages and prayers on this GoFundMe. Joel may not be able to respond to you right away but he will read them all. I believe as Joel feel's better he will be his usual social self and returning messages as well thank you’s for your support! My hope is with everyone’s help, in about three months from today (mid September) he will be a new and improved Joel!
Thank you friends!
Barbara and Joel Barnes
- Margaret Rockwell
- Matthew Gillikin
- Rick McBrayer
- Jerre Barnes
- marie engels
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