Paige's Medical Fund

Paige is a 14 year old, bright, talented girl.  She earned a scholarship to Nazareth Academy after graduating with honors from St. Cecilia's School.  She excells at tennis, is an accomplished artist, and won several trophies in Forensics tournaments.  Paige, her brother, and parents are life-long residents of Philadelphia.

This past summer Paige was suddenly afflicted with Anti NMDA encephalitis.  Anti NMDA encephalitis is a brain disease.  The body's own immune system attacks the cerebral proteins controlling judgment, perception of reality, and memory.  Unconscious brain functions of temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure are also affected.  Human interaction is drastically altered.  The triggering cause of this disease is unknown.  Symptoms include confusion, memory loss, speech dysfunction, seizures, and a movement disorder.  Improvement is often very slow; recovery takes months.

Please help Paige's family as they assist her back to a healthy state.  She requires constant attention, medical treatment, and intensive rehabilitation.

Donations ()

  • Dan Leyden 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Kelly Frohlich 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • John and Jennifer Canelli 
    • $100 
    • 27 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 27 mos
  • Denise Quinn 
    • $50 
    • 28 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Carole Wilson 
Organizer
Levittown, PA
Ann Marie Montijo 
Beneficiary
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