Help while healing - Heart Surgery

Hi and thank you for considering my GoFundMe page. My name is Bill Jeralds and I am an Angel Artist from Ventura, Ca. I have been creating angels for over 10 years and it is the only source of income for me and my family. 

Since beginning I have created over 2500 Angels and have donated  many to various causes, including Catholic Charities, Children in Hospitals, the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy, Turning Point Foundation, Caregivers Inc., House of Hope Hospice, various Police Benefits and many Breast Cancer organizations

Last month, Christmas Eve, I was rushed to the hospital with a unforseen heart issue. Once there, It was discovered that I have aortic valve stenosis, a very serious condition that will require open heart surgery to replace the valve. Because of that upcoming surgery and recovery from the surgery, I will be unable to work for roughly two months. 

I have always been able to sustain my family by creating angels and have never reached out for assistance before, but as you might imagine, this is a very uncertain and scary time for myself and my family, both physically and financially. 

All monies donated would help alleviate some of the financial worry I am feeling each and every day. It will be used for rent, food, gas and medicine. 

I go in for Cardiac Catherization on January 26th and at that time, they will schedule my surgery. Between now and then I have been advised by my doctors to "take it easy" so I have not worked for a while now. It is difficult for me at the moment, but I know through God's grace I will recover and be back to creating His angels. 

If you would like to see my entire story, including news and print coverage of how I began creating my angels. my website is: Angeldust Studios.

This is a picture of myself with my beautiful, Shannon, Nicholas and Collin that was taken early December for our Christmas Card.

Funny how you never see  a health problem coming. I would have never guessed that a month after this picture was taken, I would be living with a health issue and asking for the kindness of people around me for help. 

I hope you can find it in your heart to help me and my family through this very difficult time. 

If you are so inclined and would like to help me get the word out, please feel free to share my link to your Facebook Timeline.

Thank you, all my love, Bill Jeralds

Donations

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  • Teresa Merau 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $150 
    • 38 mos
  • charlotte Cederling 
    • $25 
    • 38 mos
  • Theresa Parks 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 38 mos
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Organizer

Bill Jeralds 
Organizer
Ventura, CA
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