Melissa Gilkes Medical Expenses

So many have been blessed by Melissa that we want to do something to bless her right back! Below is a personal note from Ernie & Melissa:

Melissa and I are overwhelmed by the love, prayer, and support that so many have shown us during her bout with meningitis and shingles. Unfortunately we find ourselves at the hospital again. We discovered that Melissa’s kidneys are failing. This was an unintended consequence caused by the various medicines she was taking to fight the virus and provide pain relief. The good news is that the kidney failure is reversible!

People continue to ask how they can help. Please continue to keep us in prayer. The prayers of so many have sustained us during this challenging season.

If you feel compelled, you can also give to this go fund me campaign. While we have insurance, we have a lot of medical expenses that are not completely covered.

We believe that God is in control, even when things don’t make sense! Thanks for the outpouring of love and support!

Melissa and Ernie

Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 22 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $290 
    • 26 mos
  • Joseph & Lisa Cejka 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Joseph Gilkes 
Organizer
La Vergne, TN
Melissa Gilkes 
Beneficiary
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