The Dom’s Medical Journey

On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Dominc’s life was forever changed. While most people were using the early evening hours to drive home from work or pick up Christmas gifts, Shannon Anderson and her 3-year-old son were involved in a tragic car accident leaving his day care facility in Venice, Florida. A driver, heading the wrong direction, crashed into Shannon’s car killing her and leaving her son fighting for his life. Thanks to emergency responders, Dominic was rescued from the vehicle, stabilized, and airlifted to receive an emergency splenectomy. In the days since, “The Dominator” has undergone three additional surgeries, with the potential for many more as the weeks progress. As of today, Dominic is in stable but critical condition. He is being slowly weaned from oxygen, but his lungs were damaged in the accident. Anyone who’s ever met Dom knows you can’t keep him still for long! As such, he is being kept in a medically-induced coma to allow his body time to heal. The most crucial concerns now are his lungs’ health and future brain scans to determine a long-term prognosis.

Dom’s grandparents, Don and Deborah Wood, are responsible for all medical decisions and associated costs. Deborah is staying in the hospital around the clock to ensure she will be there when this precious little boy wakes up to find his mother no longer by his side. All donations will go to support Dominic’s medical costs and future care. Whether you can make a donation or not, our family would covet your prayers for Dominc’s health, strength, and peace .

  • Linda Hayes 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Cheryl Brown 
    • $25 
    • 44 mos
  • Sandy Vensland 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
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    • $100 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Susan Deramo Nickerson 
Organizer
Venice, FL
Donald Wood 
Beneficiary
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