Hello! I am currently trying to raise money for my 19 year old sister, Logan! This past January she was diagnosed with a genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos Type 3. This is a connective tissue disorder that has left her with cardiac and gastrointestinal problems as well as dislocations and subluxations of joints which can be quite debilitating and causes chronic pain.
There are a lot of times Logan is not able to leave the house due to injuries. She has recently started using a hand-me-down wheelchair to help her be able to leave the house. The wheelchair is quite heavy and large. This wheelchair is also too large for Logan to manually push herself so someone has push her. It is difficult to take it in and out of our mom’s small SVU due to her having back and hip issues as well.
I am asking for donations to raise money for a custom light weight wheelchair. I am looking to help Logan get a lightweight titanium wheelchair. The average price for this type of wheelchair is about $3,000 but there are also add-ons and additional costs.
Due to the progression of Logan’s Ehlers Danlos in the past few months, she has not been able to use the rollator as much as she used to. Joint pain, passing out, and low blood pressure has limited the use of the rollator drastically.
Getting this wheelchair would give Logan a lot more independence as she is not able to walk through the house on her own for fear of her dislocating or passing out. She’s been on and off crutches from hip and knee dislocations. The wheelchair would allow her to go out in public or a stroll down the street which she can’t do on crutches because they cause severe shoulder pain, subluxations, and dislocations.
At 19 it is really hard for Logan to rely on people and for her to be stuck at home. This wheelchair would open up a door of possibilities for her and allow her to do things she can’t do now.
Any donation is appreciated!! Thank you!
-Sam (aka Nanner)
Logan walking with the rollador
The wheelchair we are trying to raise money for!!
- Dahiana Pena
- Jared Goldfischer
- Katie Morris
- Xun He