Help Reese Hylton Walk Again

As a long-time friend of the Hylton family, I'm starting this page to help Reese Hylton, 21 yrs old. On July 1st, Reese was involved in a very serious car accident. Luckily, nobody else was injured in the accident but Reese incurred a broken back and was rushed to the Trauma ICU in Reno, NV. He had emergency surgery to remove a blood clot that had formed on his spinal cord as well as fusing several vertebrae to his broken T8 bone. Reese has been recently moved from the trauma unit and is waiting for evac to a specialty Spinal Rehabilitation center in the SF Bay Area. Positive prayer has been the guiding light for Reese so far but he definitely has a very long journey ahead of him. Learning to walk and function again will be his goal at the Rehab facility.

Reese’s parents are beginning to incur medical bills that will be substantial. The intention of this page is to help them cover some of these major costs. Any funds raised will be going towards co-pays, medical bills that aren't covered by insurance, and any other therapies that Reese may need to help him through this period. The outpouring of support has been amazing for Reese’s family and they are so appreciative of everyone’s love and prayers. Any funds left over will be donated to other spinal injury patients.

Just a quick personal update on Reese, he is currently a senior in college at University Nevada Reno. He is majoring in Political Science with a minor in History. Reese also plays wing on the UNR Rugby Team and devotes many hours with his rugby-brothers on the field. We do not know at this point what the future holds for Reese and his rugby playing days, but his love for his teammates will be everlasting! Whatever you are able to donate is very much appreciated by Reese and his family.

With Love,
Joyce Slotin


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Organizer and beneficiary

Joyce Slotin 
San Diego, CA
Doug Hylton 
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