Tommy's Recovery Fund

$8,463 of $7,500 goal

Raised by 173 people in 22 months
Julia DePetrillo
on behalf of Thomas Castellani
 SAN FRANCISCO, CA
My brother Tommy got gay bashed and left bleeding in the Castro very early Thursday morning, 8/11. He had big plans for this year and has padded his work schedule for the past year to afford them and now is missing a ton of work because of someone's violent hatred of him being his beautiful queer self.

In reply to this hateful crime, he remained elegantly positive:

"You can bash my face but you will not get my spirit, you can not take the love that has been given to me from all of you.I am unafraid I only feel blessings. I will heal and I will still be beautiful. You have done nothing but brought bad karma and the promise of a long stay in hell. Your hatred and evil have only wrapped me in so much love from all around me, you have only increased my spiritual wealth." -Thomas Castellani

Tommy had to have emergency surgery to basically re-attach his fractured jaw to his skull as well as other unpleasant fractured and broken details.

This all costs a ton of money.

This is where you come in. He is the most self sufficient person I know and would never ask for help from anyone so here I am, asking for him.

Please donate anything you can to this fund for him. This financial burden will be insane otherwise. There is no amount too small!

Thank you all in advance for your kindness!
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We are almost there! More than half of our goal for Tommy's Recovery Fund has been met due to the heartwarming generosity of so many friends! Thanks so much and if you still want to donate, it's not too late!
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$8,463 of $7,500 goal

Raised by 173 people in 22 months
Created August 13, 2016
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$25
Anonymous
21 months ago
HC
$50
Howie Cohen
21 months ago

Love is stronger.. We love you Tommy Howie

DS
$50
Darren Schreiber
21 months ago

Nope Nope NOPE. Not in my neighborhood. I don't know you, but this is not OK. I hope you exceed your fundraising goal and get a paid vacation out of this BS. Sorry this happened to you.

$25
Anonymous
21 months ago
FC
$100
Fred Condo
22 months ago

Best wishes for a full recovery!

$50
Jay Fisher
22 months ago

Wishing you a swift recovery Tommy!

KH
$50
Kathe Hashimoto
22 months ago

Wishing you a speedy recovery.

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