One of the children in our Academy, Lauryn, suffered multiple, severe injuries in a terrible car accident on October 20. She is only 4 years old. https://ktla.com/2019/10/20/4-year-old-in-critical-condition-several-injured-in-head-on-crash-in-riverside/.
Lauryn suffered a spinal fracture, sprained limbs, brain injuries and damage to her intestines. She has been in the hospital for two weeks dealing with feeding tubes and surgery. Thankfully, her doctors believe she will recover completely, but it will be a long road. She will be in a neck and back brace for some time. Since this traumatic experience, Lauryn is having a difficult time coping with her feelings finding happiness. But her mom (who was not present in the vehicle during the time of the accident) has been in the hospital the whole time to help her through the procedures and begin the healing process.
We are setting up a GoFundMe account to help her family during this difficult period. Because her mom had to take time off of work, she is not able to earn money to pay basic bills. We have therefore created a GoFundMe to help Lauryn and her family. Anything that you can contribute would be greatly appreciated.
With your help, we hope that she is able to come back soon to dance around and spread her joy like she has in the past!
- Fernando Tan
- Melanie Osborn
Fundraising team (4)