While riding his motorcycle on the morning of September 29, 2018, Timmy Ryan was struck by a driver, who failed to yield at a stop sign. What started as an inspiring motorcycle ride around Lake Michigan, ended in a tragedy that would change Timmy and his family‘s lives forever.
As a result of the accident, Timmy, a 41-year-old father of three girls (ages 9, 6, and 2) had to have emergency back surgery, and was in and out of the ICU for four weeks. He suffered multiple broken bones and a collapsed lung, but the most severe and life altering injury, was the one to his spine. The fractures that Timmy suffered on his spine resulted in a loss of all feeling below his midsection, including the use of his legs.
The road ahead is no doubt uncertain, and will have many hurdles for everyone in Timmy’s family. However, despite all of the obvious challenges, Timmy is committed to recovery, and motivated to getting back to being the father, husband, friend and family member that we all know and love.
Anyone who knows Timmy and Stacy, knows that they would rather help others than receive help. However, given the gravity of the situation, they are aware that accepting help from others is the only way that they will be able to get through the challenges that lie ahead. One of the biggest financial challenges that they will face, will be adapting their home to be wheelchair accessible. The other substantial financial challenge will be the significant ongoing therapy and medical equipment (i.e. a wheelchair lift, vehicle, etc.) that Timmy will need to adjust to his new life.
Although their lives were changed forever, Timmy and his family remain fully committed to his recovery and adapting to their new reality. He and Stacy are eternally grateful for any help that you can give to assist them on this difficult journey.
While no one can change the past, we can all help them with their future. Any amount that you can donate would be greatly appreciated to assist Timmy, Stacy and their three girls with the substantial financial challenges that lie ahead. In addition, please feel free to share this link with anyone you think might be inclined to help as well. The more people we reach, the more we can help Timmy and Stacy.
Thank you in advance for your support and prayers.