Sweet Baby Joel

This sweet little guy is not even 4 weeks old and he has been diagnose with Hirschsprung's disease. This is where a section of his colon lacks functioning nerves, which can cause a build up or blockage in his colon. This has caused a lot of discomfort for Joel during his awake times. Tomorrow Joel will under go surgery to take out pieces of his colon. He will be unable to eat for 3 days and only have an IV for hydration. These next three days are going to be so hard for the family as their baby is hungry and they are unable to give him anything. In addition to all of the physical concerns they also have financial stress. Baby Joel will no longer be covered under his Mother's  insurance after the 20th (He will still be in the hospital at that time) and Hannah's (Mommy) deductible is so high they basically have to pay for everything anyways.They also have some other finical concerns since Jonathan (Daddy) has missed so much work already to be in the hospital.

This young family is some of the kindest, most gracious couple I know. This has been so hard for them as it is their first child and they of course, didn't dream that this is how they would be spending the next few weeks after the birth of their little one. I pray that God will take this goal and blow it out of the water! I will continue to post updates when I get them. Thank you so much for any amount you are able to help with! Please also share and encourage others to share too!!!
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    • $200 
    • 46 mos
  • Rene Becker 
    • $25 
    • 46 mos
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    • $2,500 
    • 46 mos
  • Josh & Lindy McConaghay 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
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    • $200 
    • 46 mos
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Organizer

Charissa Ebert Cilek 
Organizer
Waukesha, WI
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