Support the Tough Ukrainian Farmboy

Many of you may already know Brian and Cathy Gilmore as family, friends, co-workers or clients of Brians business, McGill Home Improvements. Sadly and unexpectedly on Friday December 1st, which happened to be Cathy's Birthday, she woke up suddenly to Brian having trouble breathing with chest pains. She got him to the car and a few seconds later he lost consiousness. Cathy pulled over and called 911 and got Brian onto the boulevard and began CPR, during this time someone drove by and Cathy called out for help, but they drove away. About 5 minutes later the ambulance arrived and rushed him to cardiac surgery at St.Boniface Hospital where the Surgeon informed Cathy that Brian had suffered a catastrophic heart attack and needed emergency surgey to repair his artery. After waiting all night the news was not good, the next 48 hours were crucial to his survival. To see a loved one on life support, dialysis and a respirator is one of the most heart wrenching scenes possible, and for Cathy, married to Brian for over 35 years, her worst nightmare. The next day the surgeons had some encouraging news, Brians heart was beating strong but he would have a long way to go. Cathy looking on the brightside said "He's a tough Ukrainian Farm Boy". Altough at this time he is still in a coma,we pray by his side that he will come back to Cathy, because she's not done with him yet! I have started this go fund me page to help take the stress of Brian's loss of income, as well as Cathy's while she stays by his side, off of these 2 amazing people. I ask for your support on behalf of them. May God Bless.
  • Jan and Ted Hasiuk 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Kathryn Epps 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Tara Turnbull 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Pat McMahon 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Karen Thorington 
    • $180 (Offline)
    • 45 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Lillian Hildebrand 
Organizer
Winnipeg, MB
Catherine Gilmore 
Beneficiary
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