Elderly Parents Financial Needs

$2,355 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 15 people in 31 months
Eva Patin Sealey
on behalf of Sherry Mallory
 ORANGE, TX
Our parents, Les and Maxine Patin, have been married for 64 years this December. Isn't that incredible?!
Unfortunately, though, for 40 of those years, they have had crippling medical bills and expenses due to multiple surgeries, medical conditions, and prescriptions. Between them, there have been at least 30 surgeries, with two major ones as recent as this past April and May. The latest 3 prescriptions filled this week cost our father $1,000 out of pocket at our local pharmacy. They are both in their 80's and are truly struggling to meet expenses. Our father worked for a chemical plant for many years, fought in Korea, and along with our mother raised four children. They are good neighbors, faithful friends, and put their Christian faith into practice on a daily basis. Our mother will be released from the nursing home (due to finances) on August 7th to begin receiving care at home via Medicare. She will require much care for which financing is not yet available. Our father is currently struggling with the red tape required by the VA to get the benefits for which he is due but not yet receiving. Selling their belongings, reversing their mortgage,  has not produced enough money to meet the costs they are experiencing.

We are reaching a point, as their children, of not knowing what else to do.  We are, withut a doubt, helping in every way we possibly can but at this point it is just not enough.  

We pray that this meets you well and is in no way leaving a burden.  We are afraid of what we woud miss if we were to never ask.  

Thank you on behalf of our entire family for your consideration.  
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Tracy, you and your family are so precious to us. Thank you so very much for your generosity. I cant think of two any more deserving people than my parents. Thank you for blessing them.
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Your responses have been amazing.
We will never be able to say thanks enough to those of you who have been so generous. Our faith is strong and we are believing in a BIG GOD.
Still clapping her hands and praising the Lord. Her faith never wavers.
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Sherri White
31 months ago

Eva we are in care group with Sherry and John and we wy a lot for your Mom and daddy. We would love to bless them with With 100 dollars!!! Is it ok if we give it to Sherry Wednesday night at care group is that okay?

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$2,355 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 15 people in 31 months
Created July 20, 2015
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Anonymous
6 months ago
TH
$100
Tommy & Joyce Harris
30 months ago

Two of the sweetest people we know. Our hearts go out to you both.

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Anonymous
31 months ago
TP
$200
Tracy Permenter
31 months ago

Two of the sweetest souls I've ever known. Love and prayers for all of you. Tracy & Clint

LD
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Lexi D
31 months ago

For Sandy. Hugs

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Anonymous
31 months ago
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June Menard
31 months ago

We love you all!

Sherri White
31 months ago

Eva we are in care group with Sherry and John and we wy a lot for your Mom and daddy. We would love to bless them with With 100 dollars!!! Is it ok if we give it to Sherry Wednesday night at care group is that okay?

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