Helping my mother

My mother is not one to ask for help from anyone, and she is usually the one helping others. She usually spends most of her time organizing Cornhole Tournaments or other fundraisers for other families in need, to help them through rough times. I don’t think she’s went any year in the past 15 years without helping someone. Whether it be Relay For Life, or just doing her own fundraising for a family in need.  
Well, right now I feel that I would like to get some help for my mom.  She went in for a simple hysterectomy surgery a month ago, and two weeks after, she started having some complications. She’s been to the ER three times and ended up with a hospital stay. My mother ended up with two blood clots in her lungs and some issue with her leg, which they are now callingReflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.  My mother is in a wheelchair and has been since October 2nd. She can take some steps, but then loses all of her energy, has a hard time breathing, because her leg feels like itweighs 100lbs, and the pain is horrible. 
She finally starts seeing three different specialists this week, and we are praying that they can get her walking again very soon, but the drs are thinking it could be a couple more months. 
My dad is still working, plus taking care of her and everything else, but without mymothers income, they have now used anysavings they had, for things my mother has needed, along with keeping up with the bills. They will not accept help from us kids, so I’m asking if anyone can help at all. Both of my parents would give the shirts off of their backs for anyone, and right now, even though they would never ask, Ibelieve they could use a little help. 
If you cannot help financially, just please keep my mother in your prayers. We need her to walk again and be back to her old happy self again. 

Thank you all so much! 


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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 20 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Erica Finley  
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Deonte Patton 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
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Organizer and beneficiary

Miranda Schmidt 
Dowagiac, MI
Terri Linn Schmidt 
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