PTSD Service Dog

I am Annelise Wilchowy and I am creating this go fund me page because my stepmom christa wilchowy is in need of a $20,000 service dog for PTSD and dissociation. She has been struggling with dissociating in stressful situations which cause memory loss and not staying in the moment (autopilot turns on).  Triggers that cause flashbacks, going out in public by herself, driving alone, and even being outside in her yard by herself.  She startles easily and has reoccurring nightmares. It has been hard for her to reach out to people or let people know what she is struggling with and for how long. 

Just recently she was diagnosed with Chronic PTSD and is looking for different ways to help herself cope in a healthy way on her own.  With all of us kids getting close to the age of moving out, the need for this type of companionship will be an important coping strategy. 

I am hoping that you will join me in supporting her to become more independent when it comes to going out in public. Please help us reach our goal so that she can start healing. Even a $5 donation helps.

Donations

  • Loretta Clarke 
    • $500 
    • 31 mos
  • Esther Peters 
    • $100 
    • 32 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $40 
    • 32 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $530 
    • 33 mos
  • Stephanie Osagie 
    • $100 
    • 33 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Annelise Wilchowy 
Organizer
Macdonald, MB
Christa Wilchowy 
Beneficiary
  • #1 fundraising platform

    People have raised more money on GoFundMe than anywhere else. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case that something isn’t right, we will refund your donation. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more