Judy Dowdy

My friend Judy Dowdy needs your help. Judy retired in August from her appraisal practice in the Lake Tahoe area with a plan to "see the sights in the US" by camper. She rented out her home for the next 12 months and hit the road. She and her partner Ben were bike riding on the Oregon coast on October 16 when Judy was hit by a distracted, uninsured driver who nearly killed her. Judy suffered a broken arm, pelvic fracture, broken ankle, and a concussion and was hospitalized for a week. She is recovering at a friend's home in Bend, OR and has started her physical therapy.

Judy's high end road bike was destroyed in the accident. She faces medical costs from her hospital stay and unexpected housing costs as she goes through physical therapy. Ben has set up an account for her so all funds donated will go directly to Judy.

Please help if you can. Even if you can't help financially, you can help by putting down your phone while driving.

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 21 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 d
  • Kathleen Doler 
    • $100 
    • 3 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 4 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $5 
    • 4 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Joe Lynch 
Organizer
Woodland, CA
Judy Dowdy 
Beneficiary
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