Mary's Freedom Ride

Mary Sullivan is suffering from several medical conditions which keep her from being as mobile as she would like and leaving her with much pain when she tries to do so.  Mary has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, herniated and bulging discs, bone spurs, and compressed nerves near the bottom of her spinal cord.  She also has been diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension as well as Lupus and Diabetes, all of which make her unable to safely have surgery to alleviate her back condition. Currently she is doing therapy to help her cope with the pain and keep her moving as much as possible, but she is only able to walk very short distances and cannot lift anything heavy.  
      Fortunately, she has been approved for a motorized scooter or chair which we hope to get very soon!  We have been able to acquire a used van to transport it but need some help in getting the van fitted with a lift for the scooter and other needed safety equipment and in making van payments.  Being able to have the scooter and the correct van equipment would enable Mary to be  more independent and to be able to go to swimming exercise on her own as well as doctor appointments instead of relying on others to assist her getting to the places she needs to go. She would like to be able to go back to substitute teaching to earn more income for medical bills and other obligations and being more mobile will make this possible.   We would so appreciate any help you might be able to contribute to give Mary the freedom to get back on the road again!
  • Matthew Humke 
    • $200 
    • 34 mos
  • Lisa Gregg 
    • $25 
    • 34 mos
  • Marsha Thornton  
    • $25 
    • 34 mos
  • Mary Stow 
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
  • Mark & Linda Lueckenhoff 
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
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Organizer

Nancy Koch 
Organizer
Canton, MO
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