Let's Help Big World!

NEW UPDATE: Big World is still at Grand Haven in Cynthiana. He's in room 112. The address is 105 Rodgers Park Road, ZIP 41031. The doctor tells him he'll be there for 20 more days or so. Please send him a note to cheer him up. He's in bad spirits.

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NEW UPDATE: Big World is at Grand Haven Nursing Home in Cynthiana. The address is 105 Rodgers Park Road, ZIP 41031. He'll be there for a week, maybe longer.

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UPDATE: Big World is being moved to a nursing home/rehab facility north of Lexington today at noon. I'll update as soon as I have all the information.

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Big World would like to thank you for helping him get a power chair (you all got him two, actually; a nice large customized one that's currently in storage due to circumstance, and a smaller one that he's using right now.)

Note that this is the modified gofundme which also lists your prior donations for his power chair. I've been using the money previously donated to work on his chairs, to get them running and keep them running, as well as to help him with food, bills and medical supplies. His insurance was canceled, for some reason, and while we started the process of getting new insurance immediately, it took more than three weeks to get it started. He was without medicine or medical supplies during that time period, and the MRSA, untreated, led to infected wounds in both legs. He's back in the hospital, at Baptist Health, and we're trying to get him back in Kenwood. Kenwood says the insurance he has now won't allow them to take him back.

He has no money and no home now; he's been living in a small, cramped motel room, and he'll be kicked out at the end of the month.

Please share this gofundme page with everyone you can think of, to help Big World out. He's Richmond's ambassador and icon, part of what makes us such a unique little city. Let's give back some of the love he's given us over the years!

Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 27 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 28 mos
  • Kara Piepenbrink 
    • $15 
    • 28 mos
  • Max Amitin 
    • $50 
    • 28 mos
  • Zack Kopp 
    • $5 
    • 29 mos
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Organizer

Patrick Puckett 
Organizer
Richmond, KY
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