kickflips for matt hankey

15On April 06, 2012 our lives were turned upside down. My son Matt age 16, has been plagued by headaches and migraines since the age of 10. It started as a migraine that night and when I checked on him at 9:06 p.m I found my son stiff as a board and in a seizure. That was the night I found out what an AVM was. He had a massive brain bleed, the AVM had ruptured, sending blood throughout his brain. Emergency surgery was performed to relieve the pressure and the next day we were life flighted to OHSU hospital,where we spent the next 5 weeks wondering what was to come. 3 brain surgeries later and what seemed like an eternity, my son was finally waking up. Mentally my son is the same, what has been affected the most is the physical aspect of things. Left side paralysis and he only has use of the right arm for now.
We are asking for donations to go to "Ability" camp in Ontario Canada. They use hyperbaric therapy as well as conductive therapy started in Hungary. They have shown alot of results working with stroke and TBI patients, even after years of not progressing. We are willing to try just about anything at this point!! Thank you all for donating and visiting our page, all the love to you all!
  • Megan Heuberger 
    • $10 
    • 88 mos
  • Elijah Jones 
    • $30 
    • 89 mos
  • Aldy Flores 
    • $10 
    • 90 mos
  • Alondra 
    • $20 
    • 90 mos
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    • $20 
    • 90 mos
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Melissa Firestarter Allred 
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