TeamCodi medical for hyrdrocephalus

Hi, my name is Codi!  I was born on January 18, 2019...but I arrived  almost two months early (32 weeks) because my mom had preeclampsia.  Both my mom and I were ok and I came into this world screaming! 

I went home after three weeks in the hospital but had to be rushed back because I would stop breathing a lot..the doctor called it sleep apnea.

After another month at the hospital where all the nurses and doctors took great care of me I was ready to go home again! 

Unfortunately because I was so premature I developed some complications including Hydrocephalus, which is when accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) occurs within the brain. Some people call this "water on the brain."

My doctor says I need to have surgery to implant a shunt right away to avoid any further complications.    The doctor says I need this surgery by May 1st.

Im asking if you can help me and my family help cover the cost of my surgery.  Thank you for taking the time to find out about my story, thank you for any assistance you can give.

Thank you, Codi


Jhen and I would like to thank you for taking the time to learn about our son, Codi.  Further challenges we are facing is Jhen was laid off with no cause while on maternity leave...this happened while Jhen and Codi were still recovering in the hospital!!!

This caused us to lose our family health insurance which Jhen had through work...needless to say this has made it difficult, if not financially challenging to get the necessary care for our son.

Despite these challenges we have faith and the will to get the best care possible for our young boy.   While we are setting a goal of $2500 we anticipate the costs to be greater, especially with the need for ongoing care.

Please help support our little angel..

Again, thank you for your time.   Jhen, Codi and I appreciate any help you can provide.

Love you all,
Justin Bennett
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Organizer and beneficiary

Justin Bennett 
Organizer
Whittier, CA
Michele Anderson 
Beneficiary
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