Celis Recovery Fund ❤️

Luis Celis age 55 from Glen Carbon, IL has been a hard working driver for the past 30 years & was involved in a terrible semi tractor-trailer accident on October 1st on I-55 in Collinsville, IL. He was airlifted in critical condition to St. Louis University (SLU) hospital for care treatment in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Luis has several fractures throughout his body including his skull, neck, back, wrist, collar bone, & chest. 

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He was on a ventilator for several days & then developed pneumonia. Surgery was performed on his arm & wrist where a plate, pins, & screws were successfully put in place. Luis continues to slowly progress every day yet this is only the beginning to a very long road ahead of him & his family to recovery.

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A LITTLE BIT ABOUT MR. CELIS:  ❤️

Anyone who has had the privilege of knowing Mr. Celis knows that he has always put others first & he is always there whenever his family, friends, or even strangers need him. It is now our turn to be there for him. Luis has 5 daughters, Lauren, Brooke, Jennifer, Catherine, & Elizabeth, with their mother Michele Celis, 1 son-in-law Devin Brotherton, 8 grandchildren & his girlfriend Ali Tucker.

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Mr. Celis is also known as “Papa Celis” to many children as well as adults. Luis has always been a very funny & outgoing person who has always enjoyed making people laugh. He loves taking his family & friends out to eat. In his spare time, he has always cherished spending quality time with his daughters & grandchildren. ❤️

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WHAT LUIS NEEDS FROM US:  ✅


Many have reached out & asked how they can help. This GoFundMe account Is set up for all monetary donations to help Luis & his family. Please note we would greatly appreciate any kind of support, not just monetary. Your prayers, thoughts, & energy will & have gone a long way.

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ALL FUNDS RAISED GO EXCLUSIVELY TO LUIS’S RECOVERY NEEDS. ☀️

Most importantly, we would like to acknowledge the overwhelming support from Luis’s family, friends,  & coworkers. We appreciate all of the calls, texts, visits, food, & gifts sent to the hospital. Please continue to pray for Luis’s full & speedy recovery.

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We thank each & every one of you for supporting Mr. Celis & his family in his time of need. It is literally a MIRACLE that Luis is still here with us. God bless you all! ❤️


  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 35 mos
  • Dawn Vories 
    • $50 
    • 36 mos
  • Brandon and Emily Thomas 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
  • Joshua Vories 
    • $30 
    • 36 mos
  • Christine Smith 
    • $20 
    • 36 mos
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Organizer

Lauren Celis 
Organizer
Glen Carbon, IL
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