Makaio ”Kai” Drake is 6 1/2 years old now and growing so big! He has cerebral palsy and is not able to walk or talk. He requires a lot of care and assistance in all activities. He is a very happy and loving boy. He enjoys school, music, art, cartoons, the beach and especially other children ... oh and lots of back scratches and kisses :) His smile will melt your heart (see pic) and his style deserves a fashion blog!!
My current car has already lost thousands of dollars in equity due to the damage incurred from loading and unloading his equipment over the past few years. This is making it harder for me to trade in my car and find sufficient financing for a minivan, which we REALLY need as soon as possible.
I am looking for help in obtaining funding for a minivan that can be converted into an accessible van in the future. Only certain brands from more recent years are able to be converted down the line.
He is growing so big and heavy and it continues to be more challenging to safely get him in and out of my current car. It is also physically challenging for me, his mommy, to do so as well. As his primary caregiver, I must remain safe, pain free and healthy to ensure his wellbeing. Kai also has a lot of equipment including a medical stroller ( child’s wheelchair), communication device, mounting bars, backpacks, standard stroller etc. He also needs better ventilation and space for his long legs which our current car does not have.
Of course, I am pursuing other funding from non-profits, grants etc, but as we all know these are limited and often take years to obtain.
Please share this fundraiser with everyone you know. Please help me obtain the necessary funds to get a minivan for my son, so that he can be safe, comfortable and grow with no issues. Please help me to provide the best care for my son as soon as possible.
Makaio “Kai” is a living angel and true blessing to us all and he deserves to be taken care of completely, whole heartedly and with ease. Thank you for sharing this campaign and for taking the time to love my son as I do so very much~every donation will be deeply appreciated and cherished.
Margaret Drake ( Kai’s Mommy)
and Kai (Makaio which means “Gift of God”)
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