Julia Bruzzese"BelieveInTheMiracle"

Julia, you have touched the hearts of many with your will to overcome your mysterious illness and your strong faith to believe in a miracle.  You are special to all of us, and we vow to raise awareness and help you as you work towards getting better.  We love you!A community of concerned families have come together to help a young girl and her family in need.  Our sons and daughters have lost the company of their best friend Julia Bruzzese.  Julia Bruzzese is an extraordinarily outgoing and loving 12 year old girl.  She has been suffering a mysterious illness since May 2015 that has caused her to lose the ability to walk; Julia is now wheelchair bound.  Julia has not been able to attend school due to her struggle with endurance, brain fog, and her lack of mobility. 

Julia has spent her entire summer going in and out of hospitals undiagnosed, visiting ER’s, and seeing specialists.  This unknown illness has been devastating for the family of six.  Julia’s family had to sacrifice their father’s salary so that he can devote himself to Julia’s care.  They are suffering financial, emotional, and logistical struggles, while they desperately work towards a solid diagnosis and cure for Julia.  Julia is now suspected to be suffering from Lyme disease; it is also suspected that Lyme has triggered Gillian barre Syndrome and POTS.  The Bruzzese family has spent their life savings seeing different specialists and dealing with all the complications involved with Julia’s care.  Julia’s medical needs and medications are being denied coverage by their insurance company, while Julia slowly deteriorates.  In consequence, this fund is of urgency to expedite Julia’s path to wellness.

We are raising funds for Julia's medical necessities, support with her education, and help for the family to get through this logistical nightmare.  The cost of Julia’s future in battling this disease is unknown and can be astoundingly expensive.

Julia’s story has even reached the mainstream media after her meeting with the Pope, where she desperately sought out a blessing. Julia believes in a miracle, and trusts that she found it with Pope Francis.

Julia “BELIEVES” and our goal is to help her miracle come true!  Go to Julia Bruzzese’s Face Book page at https://www.facebook.com/Pope0Francis0Miracle  to learn her story.  Please like, share and comment on her page to raise awareness.

Please, be as generous as you can to help Julia and her family overcome all obstacles involved in getting Julia whole again.

(gofundme page created and initiated by Jill Rizzi, Jackie Juliano, Denise Berardelli; and Julia’s BFF’s Brooke, Julianna, and Alexandra.)  


  • Linda LoCascio
    • $150 
    • 2 d
  • james geddes
    • $10 
    • 4 mos
  • james geddes
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $20 
    • 5 mos
  • Teresa Biancardi
    • $150 
    • 6 mos

Organizer and beneficiary

James Bruzzese
Brooklyn, NY
Josephine Bruzzese

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