Valente had been a long time employee with Toyota, and was placed on medical disability over a year ago. To make matters worse, Toyota has officially (legally) given him his separation notice and he will no longer be employed as of September 28, 2017. He and his family rely heavily on their medical benefits from Toyota. His wife, Amee, has been a "domestic engineer" (as she likes to call it) for more than a decade now, and is currently in the process of re-entering the work force in order to find employment with a company that will offer their family medical coverage.
Valente and his family now face the fear and finincial stress of medical expenses, which will include paying for medical appointments and medication, on top of day to day expenses such as groceries, utilities, rent, commuting to UCLA every week, as well as the costs of the various extra curricular activities the kids are involved in. It's going to be a long journey, and we hope to support him and his family just as he has supported those of us in his community.
He and his family thank you for your support and prayers for another successful triumph over his heart condition!
- Beth Cowling
- Terri Beeler
- Terri Beeler
- David Bornstein
- Cathy, Sean and Sydney Baron
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