Life after open heart surgery

My great nephew Ryan Cardona is 5 years old. On March 30th he will be undergoing open heart surgery for an aortic valve insufficiency. The doctors will be removing a membrane that is preventing the blood to flow properly in and out of the chambers of the heart.  Ryan was born with this condition. The doctors thought over time that it would grow with him and not require surgery. Unfortunately since Thanksgiving his heart condition has gone from moderate to severe requiring him to have surgery ASAP. 

Unfortunately with life set backs this family of 5 do not have the best living conditions. They are currently living in a camper that is being operated by a generator. The doctors have made them aware that Ryan cannot go home from surgery to that kind of living environment. My hope is that I can help them raise money to put them in an apartment or mobile home to meet the needs of Ryan.  Laura, his mother has been  employed with Primrose Schools in Florida for 10 years and Thomas his father works over forty hours a week with Good Guy Golf Carts as a mechanic.  Ryan has two younger brothers as well. Due to Ryan's surgery Laura will be missing a lot of work to care for her son. 

I know I'm always raising money for a cause, but this is my family and close to my heart. God is leading me to help them anyway I can. I hope you can find it in your heart to help. Every little bit counts. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Fran

Donations ()

  • Christopher Urban 
    • $100 
    • 23 mos
  • Skylar Gagnon 
    • $10 
    • 24 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Carissa McCarron  
    • $20 
    • 24 mos
  • Monica Holtzman 
    • $100 
    • 24 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Frances Costa Flammer 
Organizer
Spring, TX
Laura Violet Cardona 
Beneficiary
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