Help Get Kevin Home

On the 5th of January, Kev, a very close friend of ours, aged only 40, suffered a massive stroke and was immediately admitted to Beaumont Hospital where he underwent 2 high risk surgeries to stop the bleeding and reduce the swelling on his brain. He was placed in a medically induced coma to allow his brain to repair and recover from such a severe trauma. For the next 3 weeks, Kev remained in a coma and medical staff gave him a less that 1% chance of survival. But Kev put up one hell of a fight and slowly regained consciousness. After a further 2 weeks, through hard work and determination Kev was stable enough to be transferred back to St. Vincent's Hospital. At an already difficult time, Kev and his family were dealt another blow as the Covid19 pandemic was declared and the country went into lock-down. This meant that while Kev was struggling to recover, his main support system of his wife Emma, their 3 children Toby, Kealen and Robyn and all his family and friends was restricted. The only way to communicate was through face time aided by the ever-helpful nursing staff. Which means Kev hasn’t seen his 3 children since March. On the 18th of May, Kev's improvements were such that he was ready to be moved to the National Rehabilitation Hospital. Here he will undergo months of intensive, carefully planned therapy, in order to allow him to regain use of his left-hand side & learn to walk again. All with the goal of bringing him back home to reunite with his family. This is where we need your help!! We hope to have Kev home by August, but in order to do this, his family will need to carry out massive modifications to their home. From wheelchair accessible hallways / doors to stair lifts to modified bath and bedroom facilities.  All funds raised will be sent directly, through the Gofundme platform, to Kev's wife Emma to allow her to begin these works. We would appreciate all the help you can give, with no donation too small. Thanks for all you help. Janice, Sinead, Sarah, Lorraine, Leah & Lisa xx
  • Anonymous
    • €725 
    • 17 mos
  • June Gallagher
    • €20 
    • 20 mos
  • Rebecca Black
    • €20 
    • 22 mos
  • Kasia Cichowska
    • €20 
    • 22 mos
  • Anonymous
    • €50 
    • 23 mos
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Fundraising team (5)

Janice Carter
Raised €3,040 from 47 donations
County Wicklow
Emma Moore
Sinead Carlin
Team member
Raised €2,120 from 29 donations
Lorraine Longmore
Team member
Raised €815 from 20 donations
Sarah Devlin
Team member
Raised €195 from 8 donations

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