Please Help Malcolm Kick this Bug!

Hello All!
Malcolm and I would really appreciate your help. 
This little rambunctious 5 year old was merely playing in the dirt one day and then bumped his knee on a living room table. For some reason this little bacteria in the dirt called Abscessus Mycobacterium  ,which is notoriously challenging to treat, decided to set up shop in Malcolm's knee. This was a freak accident, his skin wasn't even broken, but somehow the little critters found a way. 

I have decided to take Family Leave for a few months to take care of him full time. This benefit allows me to keep my job but unfortunately doesn't pay me.

I know Malcolm will heal, he is a resilient amazing little guy.... he just needs concentrated effort and attention from his momma and grandma. 

Would you please help me raise at least $5-7k to cover rent and bills and medicine for the next couple of months? I am hoping that is all we will need to cover costs. 

This began in July  and now we are about 3 months in with possibly another 2 -3 months of intraveneous treatment on antibiotics. 

Since then we have dealt with replacing his I.V. Line mulitiple times, Malcolm being allergic to his Antibiotic, a Blood clot in his line and many other mini emergencies and multiple long stays at Seattle Children's Hospital. 

Malcolm and I are blessed that his Grandma has been helping me take care of him while I am at work. It is just her and I hooking and unhooking Malcolm to his I.V. 6-8x daily, driving him to doctors appointments and giving him his shots. It is EXHAUSTING. 

To give you an idea of the daily regimen. 
He is currently on a cocktail of
1.) 1 Antibiotic - Given 3x daily via I.V.  in a PICC line in his arm.
2.) 1 Antiobitic - Given 3x per week via I.V. in a PICC line in his arm.
3.) 2 other  Antibiotics-  Given 1x daily 
4.) 1 Blood Thinner - Given 2 x daily via Syringe
5.) Probiotics 2x a day
6.) Multiple Doctors appointments, Home Nurse Visits, Dressing Changes etc.. 

Any and all help is SO SO SO appreciated. I really need to concentrate on his healing and your contribution is really a blessing. 

Malcolm and I thank you and appreciate you. Please pass this on among your network, no amount is too small. 

Kimisha and Malcolm

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Kimisha Turner
Seattle, WA

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