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Claudia's Recovery Fund

$5,000raised of $31,000 goal
16%

Organizer: Arielle Lewis-Zavala Beneficiary: Claudia Binder

This fundraiser is to help Claudia get the medical care she needs to make a recovery from her stroke and to pay with other costs associated with this transition.

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This fundraiser is to raise money for Claudia's medical care and other expenses after her devastating stroke.  Claudia was a healthy, hard working person prior to the stroke, which has resulted in right sided paralysis and an inability to speak.  Fortunately, her mental faculties are mostly intact, although she does have some minor cognitive deficits.  Through intensive physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy, we believe she can recover much of her former function.

Unfortunately, Claudia had started a new job and did not have insurance when the incident occurred.  Her family is exploring every avenue for insurance and government assistance, but they will have to pay out-of-pocket in order to get her the continued care she needs.  Once she returns home, she will need a care attendant 24/7 and hours of therapy every week.  This will cost around $800 a day for 3-6 months, depending on her needs and when government assistance kicks in.  She also may need to return to inpatient rehabilitation later on.


Claudia has been a nurse for over 40 years.  She has worked in several cities in Texas but spent the majority of her career serving patients in Austin.  She's worked in Austin schools, at the Salvation Army, in hospitals, and in home health.  She has two daughters, who admire her dedication to service and want to see her get the same care that Claudia has worked so hard to give others.


Please consider donating so that she can get her the care she needs, which are detailed below:


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  • Total of approximately $72,000:

    • $800/day for 3-6 months for:

      • 24 hour care attendants

      • Occupational therapy

      • Speech therapy

      • Physical therapy

    • Rent for an apartment

    • Costs associated with putting Claudia’s house on the market to be sold

    • Pet care

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Updates

08/05/2013
by Arielle Lewis-Zavala
Hi friends!

Thank you so much for your continued support! Your generosity has been a great help to the Binders. 

There was a recent benefit show that was produced by Laura Khalil, and we're so excited that it raised a whopping $1168 for Claudia's fund! The money was raised in cash, so it isn't showing on this fundraiser page, but we wanted you all to know that there was a big, awesome boost from that community experience. 

Much love




06/12/2013
by Arielle Lewis-Zavala
CORRECTION: THE GARAGE SALE WILL BE SATURDAY JUNE 22ND (not June 15th). 

Thank you to everyone for your kind generosity!




05/24/2013
by Arielle Lewis-Zavala
Thank you so to everyone who has contributed!! What a heartwarming show of support for Claudia. Your incredible generosity is so appreciated!

If anyone is looking for another way to help out, there will be a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday June 15th at 8609 United Kingdom Dr. Austin TX 78748 (and if there are still things to sell we'll be there on Sunday the 16th as well). We are looking for contributions of items to sell. If you would like to donate items, please contact arielle2464@yahoo.com. 

Thank you, again and again, for your love and support!


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