Help Brock Walk Again

This past weekend, Brock unexpectedly lost the ability to control his hind legs, leaving him completely immobile. He is unable to eat and go to the bathroom on his own. He is currently using a catheter, and an IV for feeding. We brought him to the ER and were told he needs an immediate MRI followed by possible surgery and/or aggressive physical therapy to live a healthy, normal life. We will update the status of what is needed after an MRI is done. The amount shown is the estimated cost given to us by the hospital.  He has been hospitalized since Sunday morning and will remain there until these procedures can be done.

Without this medical treatment, the other option was something we refuse to entertain. Unfortunately, the cost of these procedures is way beyond our means, and they have to be paid upfront.  Payment plans are not an option for big medical procedures of this kind (believe us, we tried).  We are out of options and heartbroken.

As many of you know we love the Brockstar and refuse to give up on him. Any contribution would be greatly appreciated so we can get these procedures underway and bring Brock home where he belongs.

***Update 10/24-11:15am***
Brock is suffering from a herniated disc and needs the surgery, so this is the correct estimated amount needed to cover costs at this time. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far! We will keep you updated.

***Update 10/24-6:32PM***
Hey everyone!
The doctor recommended immediate surgery today, so we agreed. Brock is in recovery, and full payment won't be due until his discharge, so we will continue sharing the page to raise as much as we can. We will continue to update you as we hear info.

We are not allowed to visit until we get the clear from the doctor (which probably won't be for a few days).

Thanks again to everyone for sharing and donating. Please continue to spread the word.

***Another update was made on 10/25 at 8:09pm--please see update tab for details and a photo.***

***Photos and Video update on 10/27--PLEASE SEE UPDATE TAB TO VIEW NEW POSTS***

***Photos and Video update on 10/29--Brock's discharge from the hospital! Update 7 & 8***

Love, Marie, Ray, and Brockstar.
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    • $100 
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    • $25 
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Organizer

Raymond Curt Shampang 
Organizer
Waterbury, CT
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