Robert Ureta's Medical Fund

Last month, our dad Robert was diagnosed with severe mitral valve regurgitation and a ruptured chordae tendonae. He has been suffering for several years due to the lack of oxygen being pumped to his body and is currently unable to work and struggles as a single parent to keep up with his energetic 7-year-old son, Enrique. Robert now requires open-heart surgery to attempt to repair the mitral valve or replace it if needed. Robert's insurance is not covering any of the costs so he will be paying completely out-of-pocket (which is over $30k). His surgery is scheduled for November 8, 2018 in New Orleans. He will be in the hospital for about 5 days before going home to Lafayette to recover which is expected to be about 6 weeks. 

Any donations would be greatly appreciated and will go directly to Robert for medical costs, travel expenses, childcare for Enrique, and/or meals during recovery. Robert will be unable to work for some time so any money donated will help minimize the stress so he can focus on healing. 

If you'd like to help by donating a meal (whether you want to drop it off or have it delivered), please contact Brittany. We recommend using the Waitr app if you want the meal delivered from a local restaurant as Uber Eats is unavailable in Lafayette. 

On behalf of Robert & Enrique, we appreciate the love and support that has been shown over the past few weeks and appreciate your positive thoughts in the weeks to come. We will keep you updated!

Brittany, Stephanie, & Caroline Ureta
  • Michael Soria
    • $100 
    • 50 mos
  • Jill Laroussini
    • $50 
    • 50 mos
  • Familia E GUARDIA
    • $500 
    • 51 mos
  • G&S Pino
    • $50 
    • 51 mos
  • Juan Bonini
    • $100 
    • 51 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Brittany Ureta Bechtel
Lafayette, LA
Robert Ureta

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