Timofei Urgently Your Needs Help

Dear friends‼

Our family is asking you to help us raise a lot of money for the medical operation called SELECTIVE DORSAL RISOTOMY (SDR) for Timofei, which is performed on the spinal cord. Thanks to this surgery, Timofei will be able to walk, sit and live a full life on his own.

But the cost of this surgery, $83,425 for our family is just plainly too high and we have to ask you for help, our dear friends!

The surgery will be performed by a well-known Israeli pediatric neurosurgeon Amir Kershenovich at the Schneider Clinic, as such complex surgeries are not performed in Ukraine. After the surgery, Timofei will have to undergo a 2-month rehabilitation course at the Levinstein Rehabilitation Center.

Please help us put Timofei on his feet and finally see him happy!!!

The surgery is scheduled for January 2021!


The total amount that our Timofei needs for the surgery in Israel is $83,425.

This amount includes:

operation - $36,425

rehabilitation - $35,000

Orthoses - $5,000

Accommodation - $7,000


Please, if you can help Timofei to live a full life and have a happy childhood without pain and suffering, donate here.


Contact numbers of Timofei's parents in Ukraine:

Sergey Knysh (father): +38096 670 10 98

Tatiana Knish (mother): +38098 861 85 11


Many thanks to everyone who can help Timofei to make his first steps!


  • Anna Pynzenyk  
    • $200 
    • 3 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 4 d


Oksana Lushchevska 
Charlotte, NC
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