Sending Manuel Home to Equador

This past Saturday, I arrived home to find my wonderful Nanny, Emilia Mendoza, in tears. She was caring for our dear Miles and received a call from Jackson Memorials Hospital. The woman on the other end of the phone told her that her son, Manuel (25), was in critical condition. I rushed Emilia to Jackson, we sprinted to the ER, and before we knew it, we were surrounded by 10 people. There were nurses, social workers, detectives and doctors. We knew in that moment that the news was not good. The doctor delivered Emilia the news that her son Manuel had passed away. Everything after that was a blur. Emilia is an amazing person and Mother. Her daughters have rushed to be by her side. One from Maryland and the other from Paris. The family is now faced with needing to raise a ton of money to send Manuel back to their home country if Equador. These expenses are crippling for the family at this time. They need this money ASAP. If you can find it in your heart to help, any little bit counts. Emilia is a loving mother, and has cared for my kids as if they were her own. No mother should have to lose a child. Please help her not to have to worry about money at this horrific time for this family!! All they want to do is send their son back home to rest peacefully. I thank you from the bottom of my heart!


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