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This fundraiser ended on 09/30/12

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The family and friends of Jered Dowden are coming together to help him be able to afford the treatment he needs to be able to walk again!

Jered Dowden is an overachieving 18 year old who had graduated in the top ten of his class, and has a future of success that anyone would dream of. He always puts forth 200% effort in EVERYTHING he does! He is extremely caring and puts others before himself.... If you didn't have any money but wanted to watch a movie he would spot you, if you didn't have enough to grab a bite to eat he would get your back, if you needed a ride somewhere he would be the first person you would call! He is extremely kind natured and generous. Jered is an achademic scholar being given about every award a student can recieve, has been an active member in BPA and national honors society, has built his record label from the ground up (Relief In Abstract Records).

 

On July 27th 2012 he was involved in a very bad car accident having a head on collision with another vehicle. His friend Alex was in the passenger seat and thankfully sustained no major injuries (just some cuts and bruises). Jered had to be taken out of the car by peeling back the roof of the vehicle. He was rushed to the hospital to find out he had, in his right leg, a broken femur, tibia, fibula, toes and foot.... in his left leg, broken tibia and fibula, and a broken ankle. He also suffered a broken left hand. We all prayed and prayed while we were waiting to hear back from the doctors. Thankfully there was no internal bruising or hemorrhaging. Jered will now have to learn to walk again for they had to put metal rods in both legs because the bones were shattered. He has many more surgerys ahead of him.

 

Unfortunately the insurance will not cover all the expenses, physical therapy and hospital bed his parents will need at the house. We need to make up for some of these costs so Jered can successfully walk again with no issues. It will take up to 6 months of physical therapy and a few years to be able to walk like he had before the accident occurred. The Doctors at ORMC have been extremely helpful and knowledgeable with what needs to be done and we do not want lack of care due to the insurance not covering the remaining care cost. His insurance will only cover 1 week in a physical therapy facility and he needs several months of treatments. Jered will be attending UCF (University of Central Florida) in the spring and we want him to continue his goals in life without anything obstructing his path!

 

Thank you so much for taking the time to read our story. ANY help will be appreciated, even if it is just you sharing this story with family and friends! Please feel free to email us at jereddowdenfund@gmail.com if you have any questions, any prayers, any good words to pass on.

God Bless!

 If you would like to donate Via Paypal The link is on the side! Thank you again

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