Dollars for Charlie

We are adoptive parents of 6 children. Our youngest son Charlie has Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Reactive Attachment Disorder and Conduct Disorder. Because of these diagnoses, Charlie is very dangerous. He is currently in a psychiatric facility for stabilization and has been accepted to a residential treatment facility (RTC) to get his physical/sexual/verbal aggression issues assessed and treated. Our family has 2 vulnerable girls, one is DD, the other is DD with skeletal anomalies. She will be getting double hip and femur surgery on December 16. Charlie's behavior has been so violent at the hospital (he has threatened sexual violence on a female peer, attacked peers and staff and also has done thousands of dollars of damage to the hospital) that we know he cannot come home for fear he would injure one of his siblings badly.

The reason why I started a Go Fund Me account is that our medical insurance is only willing to preapprove 5 day assessments at the RTC he will be going to. His RTC will only take Charlie if my husband and I write a check for 15, 881.10. The reason for this is they want to guarantee that Charlie can stay for the entire 45 days to be assessed.  They said after the assessment their should be no problem getting him approved for treatment as it is medically necessary and he will be in the program for 16 months. My hubby and I do not have that kind of money and have nowhere else to turn. Yes, he has a county worker- the county has no funds for RTC. We have tried every avenue to get this funded but are between a rock and a hard place. We can't bring him home and don't have 15,000. Please consider donating. I want my sweet family to be safe but also do not want to give up on my son! 

Thank you for taking the time to read our story! If you would also remember us in your prayers, it would be appreciated. Every bit helps! God bless!
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Organizer

Karrie Stuhr Stiller 
Organizer
Annandale, MN
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