Rafa's Recovery Fund

$2,448 of $13,000 goal

Raised by 82 people in 30 months
JR
Juan Ramirez
on behalf of severiano ramirez
 Beaverton, OR
I am very proud of my brother Rafa, as a man and women's ally. 

Rafa attended a party with few friends last Saturday 9/2/2017. At the party he noticed a man taking advantage of an intoxicated woman. He approached the man to give the man a piece of his mind. Taking advantage of an intoxicated woman is sexual assault, he says. The man gets on Rafa's face and starts threatening him with physical assault. With the help of party attendees, they managed to take the woman away from the man. The man then leaves the party just to comes back with a machete knife in hand. Rafa tried to unsuccessfully de-escalate the situation. The man then starts threatening party goers and the woman again. Rafa then tried to take the machete knife away from the man, cutting both of Rafa's hands. The man fled the scene right after. 

Rafa was taken to the hospital; he suffered from cut tendons from both hands and a cut artery. He had surgery the next morning. He has a long road ahead to recovery and this is where we need your help. 

Rafa's insurance will not cover all his hospital bills. Aside from that, he will be out of a job for 3 to 4 months. Rafa is a construction worker and his physical ability is his means. Rafa was excited to start a new construction project on Tuesday, unfortunately, that won't happen anymore. So, We ask of you to please donate anything you can to this campaign. 

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$2,448 of $13,000 goal

Raised by 82 people in 30 months
Created February 26, 2017
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$20
Anonymous
18 months ago
TO
$5
Tanner Oldham
22 months ago
VI
$20
Victor Ibarra
23 months ago

Hope you recover fast bro

RR
$25
Ritu Roy
23 months ago
$40
Jesus Martinez
23 months ago

Without a doubt we need more humble people like yourself and less of that in the world. Get well soon

MW
$10
Musa Wasim
23 months ago
AH
$50
Aria Herrera
23 months ago
$15
Anonymous
23 months ago
$100
Brian Geraths
23 months ago
$20
Narin Luangrath
23 months ago

Best wishes on your recovery. I admire your bravery.

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