OUR FRIEND GEORGE IS IN A HOSPITAL IN GERMANY - his son took his soccer-obsessed Dad on a once-in-a-lifetime tour overseas to visit the home of George’s favorite team, FC Bayern Munich. However, just days into their trip, George became ill and had to be rushed to a small hospital in Germany with a ruptured appendix. After surgery last week, George has had some complications and remains in the hospital. His wife Lisa flew to Germany immediately to be with him and help navigate the language barrier, foreign medical system, etc.

George is an unabashed family man, with a passion for his favorite sports teams (FC Bayern, Minnesota Vikings, USC Gamecocks, Hanahan Hawks), and crazy for Game of Thrones and heavy metal bands. He volunteers his time to videotape games for his local high school football team, and he & Lisa plan their high school reunions. Did I mention that George has been a loyal employee for Veteran’s Affairs Hospital for 30 years? This is a great guy we’re talking about!

Understandably, George just wants to go HOME, but even after his release from the hospital (whenever that is), the doctors won’t release him to fly for at least 8 days.
George & Lisa’s friends are desperate to help them, and donations toward the medical bills, expenses, and travel home will allow some reduction in the incredible stress they must be feeling.

  • Gary Mellard 
    • $720 
    • 44 mos
  • Mike Schmittdiel 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Timothy O'Connor 
    • $500 
    • 45 mos
  • Judy Padgett  
    • $30 
    • 45 mos
  • Kem & Ronna Chandler 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Julie Riley 
Mt. Pleasant, SC
Lisa Barrineau 
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