Team Elizabeth Medical Fund

€95,588 of €250,000 goal

Raised by 1,291 people in 35 months
We are urgently fundraising so Elizabeth can get LIFE-SAVING spinal surgery in Istanbul, Turkey. Unfortunately time is not on Elizabeth's side and we have been told that without this LIFE-SAVING surgery Elizabeth will die. This is heartbreaking news for anyone to hear as we can not imagine life without Elizabeth.  
All treatment that Elizabeth got here in Ireland has failed. Her internal organs are being crushed by her spine  and she now requires a breathing machine while sleeping.
The surgery in Istanbul is Elizabeths only hope of surviving. The surgeons in Istanbul are optimistic that surgery will be a success and SAVE HER LIFE.
Elizabeth is one of the nicest, kindest, caring peogle you would ever meet who's life has been robbed from her for the last 10 years. These are years she will never get back. Elizabeth used to be an amazing Camogie player who had a dream to play for Dublin and was also a great musician. All these talents have been taken from her.
Despite this Elizabeth has a positive attitude and a great sense of humour. She is hopeful that surgery will be a success and SAVE HER LIFE. Elizabeth fights through everyday with courage and bravery despite being in horrendous neuropathic pain and unable to get out of bed. All Elizabeth wants is a chance at life but without this surgery she'll have no chance. 
The only place that can treat Elizabeths unique Spinal Injury is in Istanbul. The Acibadem Maslak Hospital is a centre of excellence for spinal surgery. Her surgeon in Istanbul,  Dr. Ahmet Alanay and his team are the top spinal consultants in the world and they are confident that the surgery will SAVE ELZABETHS LIFE. 
This surgery comes at a cost of €150000. 
We are pleading for people to donate to help save Elizabeths life. Any amount no matter how small will go towards this LIFE-SAVING surgery.
Follow Elizabeth's journey on the 'Team Elizabeth' Facebook page (link below).
                        https://m.facebook.com/TeamElizabethMcNicholas/?ref=page_internal&mt_nav=1
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Hello everyone and happy Share Tuesday!!

On this Share Tuesday we humbly ask you to donate to our campaign, Team Elizabeth! .

Elizabeth had life saving surgery at the beginning of this year and that was all down to the support and donations received from you guys.

And now 10/11 months post surgery we are still waiting for a place for Elizabeth in the national rehabilitation center, however this seems very unlikely in the near future.

This means we must rely on any donations we receive to be able to afford to give Elizabeth the care and post op rehabilitation she really needs.

On top of this donations are also needed for her ongoing medical costs, for example equipment for the home and trips over to Turkey for nesessery appointments and treatment, amoung other other things.

So we urge you to please consider us this Share Tuesday, any donation big or small goes a long long way!

Thank you so much for all of you continued support! xxxxx ❤️❤️❤️

PS: if you are unable to donate this Share Tuesday please 'share' this post for us, that too is a big help to us xxx❤️
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Hi everybody
Just a quick update. Elizabeth has come through the first of what will be 3 lifesaving surgeries. We now more than ever need to raise the funds so we can proceed to Stage Two as soon as possible! Please please if you can donate anything at all please do. Or if you can't share share share our campaign!!
Elizabeth will not survive without the next two lifesaving surgeries!!

She is currently in the ICU in the hospital in Turkey following her first surgery and is in a lot of pain but we are glad we have gotten this far. We need you guys to help us in any way you can to save Elizabeth's life, as time is running out FAST!!

You can help us in any way you can be it a donation, sharing our story or even raising some funds yourself! You can contact us any time.
As always thank you all so much for all the help we have been given this far, you've really helped restore the hope Elizabeth and her family thought was long lost. We are overwhelmed by the response we've had over the last week, let's keep it going!
Let's give Elizabeth the life she so deserves!
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Orla For-kan
13 months ago
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My daughter had to have 3 neurosurgeries in the states on her spine. She has a rare genetic condition and no doctor here had the expertise to treat her. We had to fundraise 140,000 as we got no help either from the state. I really wish you well in your campaign. It is a very difficult stressful process. No one should have to fundraise to save their life. If I can help in anyway please message me. Try to get some surgeon here to agree her aftercare as we have been left with no aftercare. She is doing so much better now back working and walking. She may well need more surgery again but it has been so worth it.

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My daughter had to have 3 neurosurgeries in the states on her spine. She has a rare genetic condition and no doctor here had the expertise to treat her. We had to fundraise 140,000 as we got no help either from the state. I really wish you well in your campaign. It is a very difficult stressful process. No one should have to fundraise to save their life. If I can help in anyway please message me. Try to get some surgeon here to agree her aftercare as we have been left with no aftercare. She is doing so much better now back working and walking. She may well need more surgery again but it has been so worth it.

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