Love For Leah

On Tuesday, November 7th Kerri and Jake Hamm's 14-month old daughter, Leah, was transported from Danbury Hospital to the PICU at Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) where she was diagnosed with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome (OMS). OMS is an extremely rare neurological inflammatory disorder that can cause random and rapid eye movements, difficulty and inability to speak, and shock-like muscle spasms. She is currently undergoing IVIG Immunotherapy and while she is showing signs of progress, they have a long and unknown future ahead of them.

Kerri and Jake have an almost 4 year old son, Lucas, as well. With the hospital being an hour and a half from home and both having to be at the hospital around the clock, Lauren Friedman and myself wanted to try and help ease some of their financial burden. Neither will be able to work while Leah is in the hospital and for who knows how long once she's home, as well as the medical bills that come with hospital stays and treatments.

Please share this fund and help if you can! Every little bit helps and is greatly appreciated!
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 29 mos
  • Nancy Howard 
    • $100 
    • 39 mos
  • David Haas 
    • $500 
    • 41 mos
  • Mary Abate 
    • $25 
    • 43 mos
  • Corrie & Michael  
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Megan Guernsey 
Olney, MD
Jacob Hamm 
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