Sparrow's Medical Fund

Sparrow Bockner was born on October 17th, 2017 with a unilateral cleft lip and a full cleft palette on both the right and left sides  in both his hard and soft palette.

Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that occur when a baby's lip or mouth do not form properly. Together, these birth defects commonly are called “orofacial clefts. This birth defect occurs in 1 in 700 births. 

Sparrow, who will be living on Cortes, has a full team of specialists in Victoria and and orthadontist who specializes in clefts in Courtenay and will have to be driven all about for years to come on a regular basis.  He has to have at least 2 surgeries in the first year of his life.

Sparrow needs a car that is reliable and safe so we're asking for donations to buy him one for his medical related trips.

For more information on clefts check out:
http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/monograph/675.html

http://ww2.operationsmile.org/downloadables/news-events/press-kit/frequently-asked-questions.pdf


  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Sue Vignola 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Patty and Lee Lovesong 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Ginelle Taylor 
    • $25 
    • 45 mos
  • Ocea Ringrose  
    • $40 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer

Rosemary Alexandra Bockner 
Organizer
Whaletown, BC
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