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Brain surgery for grandma

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Hi, my name is Amanda, my mom Carleen was diagnosed with Chiari Malformation, which is a Malformation of the brain, basically her brain is too big for her skull. Resulting in a massive migrane for roughly the last year, the only cure for this is surgery. Brain surgery.
Carleen has 2 grandchildren she watches when I am working, one of which is autistic, given my son is special needs I have not been working full time to accommodate his schedule, in turn she has been helping myself and my children with necessities as needed along with having her adult son hunter at home, along with her 200lb best friend Creed (English mastiff) to feed.
We both lost our jobs at the establishment we worked at, and are going to need help with medical bills, gas for traveling to and from her appointments, hotel stays, groceries while she is in Billings for her appointments, medical supplies and accommodating clothing, as she will be needing a walker, bath chair, non slip slippers that are easily put on and removed, and easily put on and off clothing that do not go over her head, along with basic bills as she may be out if work for at least 3months.
If you can. Please donate to Make this scary experience just a little easier on my mom, this is a frightening and hard thing to go through, especially when income is tight. And now non existing. Anything would be extremely helpful. Thank you for taking the time to read and help us in our time if need.

as of October 13th we have a surgery date!
October 25th! Which is quick approaching.
Any and all help would be greatly appreciated right now as mom will be out of work and bills will be piling up. Thank you all for your donations and ongoing support. It means more to our family than you may ever know.


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Amanda Thacker
Dillon, MT

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