Help Ivan

Hello everyone, on July 26th Ivan was doing what he loved most, playing baseball and had a horrible accident.   He ran into a fence while going for a fly ball and caused extreme damage to his head and Jaw.   His Jaw is fractured, his teeth are knocked out, sliced open his chin(got stitches), hematoma on the brain and a concussion.    He was transferred to Scripps La Jolla so he could be monitored for the brain bleed and have surgery on his Jaw today.   
             Unfortunately Ivan does not have health insurance and this is going to cost allot(he does not qualify for medical).   We are not sure how long he will be in the hospital but we do know the road to recovery will be long.   He will not be able to work for a while.   
         As anyone who knows Ivan knows he is a the most kind, loving and giving person.  He has shared his home with so many friends and treats everyone like family.    This is the time for those friend and family to help Ivan back if they can.  I know all he cares about right now is our son Myles and his employees, not himself.  He is worried about how he will be able to financially support them and get through this.   If anyone can help it would mean the world to him and myself.   I will update this as I hear new information from the doctors.  Any little amount will help and please contact me for questions and info, 760-214-0793.
UPDATE!! Ivans surgery went well and he will be going home tomorrow the 29th.  His Jaw is wired shut and will need to eat liquids for 6 weeks.  He will also need many Follow up visits and another procedure.   So far the bill is 0ver 60K and he wont be able to work for a couple month due to not being able to wear a mask while he glasses.  Thank you so much for your support.

Myles and Lauren


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Lauren Kurtz 
Encinitas, CA
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