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Helping a Amputee

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I am raising money for my brother, Charles Young.  He was a runaway and homeless at the age of 16.  He got his GED and went into the Army.  Upon discharge, he moved to Pennsylvania, where he still resides.  He worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield and had few jobs in the service and hospitality industry, until he found his home at Haverford College.  Although he has never gotten a college degree.  For the last 15 years, he has served the college and its students with everything he has.  He serves on several committees to help benefit the students and the staff, most recently, helping start a fund to help employees affected by Covid-19, where they raised over $37,000 to help benefit the employees. He's always willing to help and always willing  to give, but now he himself is in need. 

Charles had his toes amputated due to diabetes years ago, but he never let that slow him down.  Tuesday, June 23rd, he went into Bryn Mawr Hospital, thinking he had a stomach virus.  It turns out he had a bacterial infection.  On June 30th, he had both feet amputated.  He was to be moved out of his campus apartment July 1st.  He is still in the Hospital, so this has not occurred.   He was planning on putting his stuff in storage and living in a hotel until he found another apartment. (Update) Charles will be allowed to stay in his apartment until after rehab.  He underwent his final two surgeries on Monday and Friday 10th.  He is going into a short term rehab to help facilitate his healing. Then he can get prosthetics. Hopefully when this is over, he will be able to continue in the job he loves so much. 

I would like to help raise money to help him with food, lodging, medical and transportation. The money will be sent straight to his bank account so that he may get through these trying times.  Thank you and God bless you.


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Tonia Young
Bethel, TN
Charles Young

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