Mark Poss and Family

$162,038 of $200,000 goal

Raised by 1,919 people in 7 months
Created November 13, 2017
Early Sunday morning while driving home from work - Mark Poss pulled his car over on 15th street exit in Sacramento to assist a disabled motorist.

Mark and the disabled motorist were both pushing his car out of the roadway and a drunk driver crashed into them from behind - immediately severing his legs.

Mark was rushed to UCD Medical Center in Sacramento and they saved his life with emergency surgery (and the tourniquet the CHP applied at the scene).

Mark is in the ICU for the next week, followed by 2-3 weeks of hospital stay, and months at an in-patient rehabilitation facility.

Mark and Sarah have a young son and the funds will be used to support his family and the mounting medical bills.

Please help us support Mark and his family.  His selfless act of kindness in the middle of the night has changed his life forever.  
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Another incredible step for Mark!
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Hello! April 22, 2018.

Mark has made tremendous strides in his recovery and today he has taken his first steps in his new prosthetic leg!

He is amazing and continues to prove how #POSSible it is when you believe and work hard!

Congratulations Mark - you inspire all of us!
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In the season of giving - the Poss family would like to thank everyone who has helped support their healing process.

Mark is doing 'pretty good' (in his own words). He is preparing for another surgery in January to skin graft the extensive wound on his right leg. This will make it #POSSible for Mark to have prosthetics, by creating a smooth surface on his leg, after two months of healing time.

A special thank you to the Oakland A's and the Sacramento Kings - two of Mark's favorite sports teams - for extending their generosity with some really cool gear.

We are still selling the #POSSible tee-shirts and hoodies with all proceeds being donated to the Poss Family.

http://kindnessispossible.weebly.com/fundraiser-apparel.html

Please continue to share! Still trying to achieve the goal...
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Mark is home! Amazing. He is comfortable and starting the recovery process.

We need the help of this community. Does anyone know Hugh Herr? He heads the Biomechatronics group at the MIT Media Lab and is creating bionic limbs that emulate the function of natural limbs.

We are looking to make a connection with Hugh or others in the industry to see if Mark could be a candidate for bionic limbs. Mark is a remarkable person with the positive attitude that will support R&D on bionics.

Please help us! Send me a message.
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Raised by 1,919 people in 7 months
Created November 13, 2017
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