Make Michael Mobile

$1,280 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 33 people in 39 months

Michael Straw is a fully disabled American veteran who served for his country in the Vietnam War with the United States Marine Corps. During his time there, he was infected with the deadly Agent Orange chemical that has taken the lives of hundreds of thousands of soldiers.

He's suffers from kidney disease, diabetes, degenerative bone disease and has undergone heart surgery and a lung transplant all because of this terrible chemical that was sprayed.

One of the only places of solace he truly has is campsite in Caledonia, NY. He has friends out there that he enjoys talking with, but unless they come to him, he doesn't get to see them.  He can't walk very far, and gets dizzy/winded easily. That being said, I have started this go fund me campaign to raise money to help make the caring husband, and most dedicated father, mobile again.

We are raising money to get him a golf cart so he can see his friends and enjoy the time he has. This is a man that has made the largest possible sacrifice you can, and it's time he gets a thank you for what he's done.

I'm asking for help in getting Michael a golf cart to increase his mobility, allowing him to visit his friends, not just as a concerned individual, but as his son.

Please consider helping us today. Every little bit matters. Thank you!

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WOW! Including the cash donations we've received, we are at $970, and are closing in on 50% of the goal! With only two weeks until Father's Day, it's time to really amp this up and help reach the goal for my father! So, please, share this every chance you get, and with everyone you can! You never know which person can help make a difference.

For those of you who've donated and shared, your support means the world to myself and my family. I can't say thank you enough.
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We're moving on up. I was given a cash donation that will be added at some point over the next day or so. The support has been tremendous, and I can't thank you all enough for what you are doing for my father.
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Oh man! We've hit 25% of our goal! I can't thank you all enough for your support for my father (and my family). I know we'll hit the goal soon enough and make this father's day great!
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The outpouring of support has been incredible. In just three days, we're almost at 25% of the goal. The goal of getting this for him by Father's Day is definitely a possibility.

I can't thank you all enough for what you've all done for my family. It's this type of support that makes me proud to call Buffalo my home.
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$1,280 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 33 people in 39 months
Created May 15, 2015
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38 months ago
Erica LaSalle
39 months ago

Sara, I did not know anything was going on. Sending you what I can financially but much more in supportive energy.

39 months ago
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