Medical Bills

Hey guys.. many of you already know jay has back issues. He has had one surgery for his pinched nerve which led him to have foot drop and now he just had his stem cell transplant for his degenerative spine disease thanks to everyone who already donated!!

It was not covered by any insurance company! All the expenses were out of pocket! We have been arguing with his insurance company for months and they wouldn't budge!

We would never ask for help like this from our friends and family, but these medical bills are crippling.

Jays stem cells cost $5000 which we raised (yay) but his previous back surgery cost us $2500, his one ER visit cost $2600, and all his images, cat scans and doctor appointments has cost thousands more which we still have to pay.

Now everything past our goal will go to all the other medical bills and the 8% fee to use this service.

We ask all our friends and family for help, please instead of birthday, holiday or Christmas gifts, ...for donations to help pay our medical bills instead. 

Donations can also be sent to our PayPal account:
-which would have no fees. $500 has gone gofundme alone already.

Any amount is better than none, even if it is only a dollar... it will help. 

Any questions let me know!

Donations ()

  • Hope Reingold 
    • $50 
    • 29 mos
  • William DiMaggio 
    • $100 
    • 31 mos
  • Amy Baum 
    • $30 
    • 31 mos
  • Gerald Duquette 
    • $225 
    • 31 mos
  • Don and Ellen Neudecker 
    • $100 
    • 31 mos
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Melissa Penner 
Castleton On Hudson, NY
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