Help get Michael back on his feet

33495164_1538766609672070_r.jpeg33495164_1538694638962736_r.jpegOn Monday, October 1st Michael suffered a stroke. He was transferred to Strong Memorial Hospital where he was recovering and making great progress. Unfortunately on Wednesday October 3rd things quickly took a turn for the worse. Michael was stumbling in his room, but quickly found by staff and upon further evaluation from the medical team it was determined that he was again suffering from another stroke. The pressure in his brain was building and emergency brain surgery was needed. At this time Mike is being kept under sedation and is on a ventilator to allow him to rest as much as possible during this critical 48 hours. He is fighting even through a fever, high blood pressure and swelling of the brain. 

Michael has a long road ahead of him. Where, on Wednesday, we thought that rehab was in the near future, those plans have been put on hold.  Even though Michael has insurance, the costs are quickly adding up. With the help of his team, we have determined that the out of pocket expenses for his care in the hospital, his rehabilitation, the care of his daughter and travel and food expenses for his family are going to quickly deplete savings.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Erin Marie 
Organizer
Auburn, NY
Michael Gonnella 
Beneficiary
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