Help for Raigan & Family

As many know who have followed our story, my youngest daughter Raigan suffered an adverse vaccine reaction at 3 months of age. Then again at 18 months, when in for a well-baby check, she was given a second full dose of the offending vaccine after the Nurse Practitioner who saw her that day failed to review Raigan's Medical Chart.  She had a second adverse reaction, suffered brain swelling both times, and was left severely and permanently injured as a result of the second reaction. She was diagnosed with Autism five months later.

We pursued legal action and after four years of legal proceedings, we agreed to a settlement with the NP and Clinic that injured Raigan. Funds from that settlement lasted 5 1/2 years, but were exhausted in September of 2016. I went through a divorce in 2012 and for the past two years since those funds were exhausted, I've been supporting the cost of Raigan's private school tuition and the cost of her care while I work full-time, with no assistance from her father towards those expenses. It's been hard. God has made me stronger than I ever thought I could be, and grown me through these hardships in so many ways. And, through the help of others, He has continued to bless our journey. When I don't know how I'm going to make it, He sustains us. Miracle after Miracle.

Last school year, I was provided a scholarship for Raigan in addition to McKay Scholarship that helped tremendously towards covering the cost of her tuition. This year however, that additional scholarship was not available. I'm thankful that I have a great job that I'm very happy with and making my best salary ever, but something in my life has got to give way. My expenses still outweigh my income. There is no cushion, no rainy day fund, nothing for emergencies like car repair, school or youth group expenses for Raigan's big sister Breanna. I just don't have it.

Aside from Raigan's tuition, I have an unmet need that I cannot share openly here. Please lift me up in prayer, that God would send someone who can and will meet that need.

If you have the ability to help me towards the cost of Raigan's school tuition, I would so greatly appreciate any and all help, any amount. You can contribute either through GoFundMe or other means such as sending a donation directly to Raigan's wonderful school, the Jacksonville School for Autism (JSA), located at 9000 Cypress Green Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Please help if you can, and please, please pray for me and for my family.

With Love,

Kat Meeks Sharp
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    • $50 
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    • $20 
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Kat Sharp 
Organizer
Jacksonville Beach, FL
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