Wes EuDaly: Medical Fund

I'm Camilla, Eric and Rachel's cousin. The purpose of this fund is to help Eric and Rachel cover the unexpected medical costs they have incurred, and are continuing to receive for their son Wes.

Wes is 2 years old, and in September after having ongoing fevers and mobility issues, and a week-long stay in the hospital, was diagnosed with systemic idiopathic juvenile arthritis. Eric and Rachel have seen countless doctors, had consultations with medical professionals, dietary specialists, naturopaths, and Wes is finally receiving care that is helping alleviate his pain, and allows him to move around like a 2 year old should!

(Eric took this photo of Wes, when he told him they were going home from the hospital, and he was pretty happy about that!)

Stress can manifest in a lot of ways, and Eric began dealing with a bacterial infection that left doctors at KU without answers. They basically told him they couldn't diagnosis until he would do a 3rd round of Antibiotics and 4th round of steroids . With his body already fighting so hard, and the previous antibiotics not having helped, Eric began seeing a doctor who has helped his body get back to the point where it can begin self-healing, but this doctor doesn't take insurance. Eric and Rachel have also implemented many dietary changes to help both Wes and Eric, and are so thankful for the meals that have been coordinated and brought to them. On their behalf, THANK YOU! 
Eric and Rachel have depleted their savings, and are needing to meet their $6,000 deductible for 2016 before insurance will cover the $80,000 medication for Wes. The financial goal I want to see us raise will cover the cost for Wes' hospital stay, the debt incurred from co-pays and out of pocket costs, and the bills from Eric's medical care that were not covered by insurance (and the bills from KU showing up in the mail now), as well as help to pay for the impending $6,000 for this years deductible, which will be hitting them in a few weeks.

Maybe this goes without saying, (if you know Eric and Rachel), but they are some of the most diligent people that I know in handling finances, and the impact that this season has had on them financially and emotionally has been incredibly difficult. In the midst of coming under the weight of the seriousness of Wes' situation, making medical decisions, Eric's body fighting an antibiotic-resistant infection, their dog, Hunter was diagnosed with cancer and had to be put down. It’s a lot to bear, when you’re trying to get answers, get help, and unexpected things just keep happening.

(Baby brother Elliot visiting Wes in the hospital)

Let’s help! Let’s joyfully give knowing this will eliminate stress in the coming weeks as bills continue to come, and impending costs can be met by those that love this family and want to see them through this tough season. Your gifts are so very much appreciated, by them, and those that are walking with them during this time. Thank you!

Donations

  • Kerry Kilmer 
    • $100 
    • 31 mos
  • Karey Claghorn 
    • $50 
    • 31 mos
  • Susan Amon 
    • $50 
    • 50 mos
  • Alex Hess 
    • $50 
    • 50 mos
  • Stuart Fedt  
    • $100 
    • 50 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Camilla EuDaly Barrett 
Organizer
Lees Summit, MO
Eric EuDaly 
Beneficiary
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