Julia's Wheelchair Van

Julia is 10 years old & has Rett Syndrome. Rett has robbed her ability to do anything for herself including talking & walking. Julia is wheelchair bound & 100% dependent on us for every aspect of her life. She's unable to do the simplest things like feed herself, get a drink when she's thirsty or even use the bathroom.  I (Julia's mom) was diagnosed with Lupus in May 2018 & it is becoming more & more difficult for myself & others to put Julia in & out of the car & car seat. Julia is getting older, heavier & taller so its becoming more challenging to take her places even to her Doctor appointments. It typically takes at least 2 of us to get Julia in & out of the car & get her into her wheelchair. We are a family of 6 so we need 1 vehicle that we can all ride in together as right now we typically use 2 cars to go anywhere as a family. We have tried to get a wheelchair van on our own but the expense is to high & we unfortunately couldn't afford the monthly payments. With your help we could get enough money as a down payment to make our monthly payments more manageable. I know times are difficult for everyone & we all greatly appreciate any donation you can give.
  • Staci Fabian 
    • $20 
    • 33 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $400 
    • 41 mos
  • Nick DeMaio 
    • $30 
    • 42 mos
  • Family Funke 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
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Fundraising team: Jula’s Voices (2)

Melissa Ortiz 
Organizer
Raised $545 from 19 donations
West Haven, CT
Anthony Ortiz 
Team member
Raised $175 from 4 donations

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