Rick Callows Medical Fund

$13,912 of $100k goal

Raised by 131 people in 28 days
DH
Debra Hanna
on behalf of Richard Callow, Jr.
 PEAKS ISLAND, ME
During a normal morning of scalloping in Portland Harbor, Maine, Captain Rick Callow on the trawler "E Cosi II", suffered a catastrophic accident resulting in the loss of his right hand.  After almost ten days in the hospital, Rick is in physical therapy, and will be out of work for an unspecified amount of time, upwards of a year, before it is totally healed-hopefully.  Until that time, the monthly bills keep piling up.  Rick and his wife Nancy, who both own and operate the boat, are currently out of work.  They are hard workers, and would very much appreciate any help.  The accidnt happened on January 19th, 2017.  They have been unable to work since then.  Support of any kind would be appreciated.
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Update 2
Posted by Debra Hanna
14 days ago
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The past seven weeks since Rick's hand was severed, and then re-attached, have been incredibly hard for Rick and Nancy. However, without the people who have stepped up to support them, whether the miracles at Maine Medical, monies donated, meals cooked, wood split, kind words, or any of the other many ways people have reached out to help them, their journey so far would have felt insurmountable. They are sending their deep and humble thanks to everyone-everywhere, for the compassion, care and support. The are cautiously optimistic for Rick to eventually regain use of his damaged hand. It will be a long, long journey. They thank all of you for being part of that journey. With love and thanks from Rick and Nancy.
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Update 1
Posted by Debra Hanna
23 days ago
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Rick and Nancy are so very appreciative for the support they have received so far. They are dear friends of mine. It makes me very happy folks are so kind and love them as much as I do. Thanks to all who are able to help. Deb Hanna
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$13,912 of $100k goal

Raised by 131 people in 28 days
Created February 26, 2017
DH
Debra Hanna  
on behalf of Richard Callow, Jr.
DC
$500
Dave and Melanie Cox
15 hours ago
RN
$25
Richard & Desiree Newcomb
1 day ago
KA
$100
Kathryn Adamchick
4 days ago

Wishing you a speedy recovery.

MB
$75
Meg Baxter
4 days ago
XP
$250
xx Andy's Old Port Pub
5 days ago

Get ready for next season, Cap't for we will be calling you!

RF
$150
Rick & Jenn Frantz
5 days ago

Heal well, heal fast and for Christ's sake listen to Nancy.

JM
$100
Janii & Lawrence Mott
7 days ago

Keep the healing going Rick And glad to help - just ring

EV
$40
Eleanor Villforth
8 days ago
GR
$50
Gain Robinson
8 days ago
$50
Anonymous
8 days ago
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