Sunny's Crohn's Disease Expenses

$1,938 of $35,000 goal

Raised by 40 people in 15 months
Dear Friends, and Friends of Sunny,
There is a continuing need for funds for Sunny's care, which includes big surgery costs from April, in addition to medication, Drs. visits, checkups, and medical tools she needs.  Plus, funds will be needed for the reverse surgery where the ostomy she got now will be removed and she'll be her old- self again after it (hopefully). The surgery is planned for the end of the year.

Thank you to all who have donated and helped Sunny in any way. You are tremendous blessings and she is informed of and sees every donation and message (unless anonymous). She is so encouraged by every donation and act of kindness. She wanted to let you know you are very appreciated and how sweet you all are, and that we need more sweet people than ever to help out (so please spread the word with everyone you know and keep thinking of creative ways to help her in your own communities. Thank you!!!

Here is the story:
My dear friend of 17 years Sunny (whose first name Stasa is the same as my last name) has suffered greatly from extremely advanced Crohn's disease, and complications relating to it for most of her life. She does not have the resources to provide for proper medical care and the health insurance in her country will not cover her necessary expenses. As of 2017 this has gotten even harder in many ways as challenges regarding her country working with her treatment have gotten worse in many ways and surgery costs have come into play. She and her loved ones have searched far and wide for the most appropriate medical care. Her condition was at a dangerous point. Her friends and family have even helped post articles in the media to bring attention to her situation. I am raising money to send to her. Keep in mind that Gofundme can handle donations from other currencies since we have friends in several countries. The reason I started this type of fundraiser is because she has mentioned that her country has too many restrictions on this type of web based fundraising. So her friends have been raising money for her and then transferring her the money. GoFundMe/WePay takes their fees, and then transfers to my checking, and I then transfer the totals to her (via Western Union, or PayPal usually which has a small fee for bank trasfers). I communicate with Sunny and she tells me when to transfer and via which method. I always add a bit of my own money in the transfer to Sunny's account(s) to help reduce costs to make it 100% clear that she receives everything that has been deposited to checking. Sunny has received transfers already and has very much appreciated them! If she is ever physically unable to receive the transfers I send to her, her parents will receive them to give to her.

Again, you are welcome to contact her, or I can put you in touch with her if you need to confirm anything at all. We want everything to be very clear and helpful. Sunny and her friends are hoping this will cover many of her needs. It would be an incredible joy to see her receive the care she needs, and soon. Please consider contributing. Every cent counts, small or large. Feel free to contact us if there is another way you prefer to donate.   There are other methods of donation and organizations in slovenia are collecting money as well.  Please contact me if you need the IBAN, Paypal, or other payment methods for Sunny's care.

Please also keep Sunny close in prayer.
Thank you, and Bless you.
Sincerely,
Chris
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Dear Friends, Sunny's reversal surgery is supposed to happen very soon. The challenge is they are currently asking for payment up front. So, we're hoping and praying that is not the case, but either way, funds will be needed until everything is done and healed and bills paid. Please keep giving and please keep Sunny in prayer. Thank you all for your generosity and encouragement to Sunny over the years and for all of the new friends and donors as well. Bless you.
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A special note from Sunny regarding her October birthday, "It's my birthday soon and this year i have only one wish to get enough money for the surgery and treatment. I don't want to offend anyone but please instead of sending me birthday cards (don't get me wrong i do LOVE b'day cards) put the money you'd spend for the card into my fund instead please. Yes even if it's one euro or dollar it does count!" Also as always we have other ways you can send via IBAN, or Paypal, etc so let us know and we'll provide you the necessary info if you prefer those methods instead. Thank you all for considering and keeping Sunny in prayer. She still has enormous financial needs for her medical bills and upcoming surgery. Bless you.
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Friends and supporters. We are doubling the amount, hopeful that we can cover all the costs which now include: TWO surgeries and the rest of hospital costs + lab tests + medication + checkups + day to day needs such as transportation & food.
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Dear Friends, and Friends of Sunny,
There is a continuing need for funds for Sunny's care, which includes big surgery costs from April, in addition to medication, Drs. visits, checkups, and medical tools she needs. Plus, funds will be needed for the reverse surgery where the ostomy she got now will be removed and she'll be her old- self again after it (hopefully). The surgery is planned for the end of the year. ........................
There are other methods of donation and organizations in slovenia are collecting money as well. Please contact me if you need the IBAN, Paypal, or other payment methods for Sunny's care.

Please also keep Sunny close in prayer. Thank you, and Bless you.
Sincerely, Chris
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Elvin Abbasli
11 months ago

People from all around the world think about you and support you. Your strength also encourages and motivates us. Please, stay strong and get well soon! Warmest regards from Azerbaijan and Estonia!

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Sunny Staša
14 months ago

Thank you to all who donated money for me here. Money from the first donations is in my hands already. I love you all.

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$1,938 of $35,000 goal

Raised by 40 people in 15 months
Created November 4, 2016
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Vicky Richards
5 days ago

Best of luck from a fellow Postcrosser.

BS
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Birgit Spannring
1 month ago

Mit lieben verspäteten Weihnachtsgrüßen!

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1 month ago
$25
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2 months ago
HM
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Heba Musa
4 months ago

Happy birthday dear Stasa :) wish you a speed recovery

BS
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Birgit Spannring
4 months ago

Happy Birthday, liebe Stasa!! :-)

Elvin Abbasli
11 months ago

People from all around the world think about you and support you. Your strength also encourages and motivates us. Please, stay strong and get well soon! Warmest regards from Azerbaijan and Estonia!

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Sunny Staša
14 months ago

Thank you to all who donated money for me here. Money from the first donations is in my hands already. I love you all.

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