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Travel expences from Kansas to Idaho and back for a Spinal Surgery to remove the back of the spine for Spinal Stenosis to restore life...

I am trying to raise funds for my husband and I, Greg 37 years old, needs to travel for a life saving spinal operation in Idaho. We do not have the funds to currently get there and stay. We intend to return any unused funds or donate them forward. If you have a question please contact us we would be happy to provide you with any information you need to ensure your donation is truly needed. The issues are listed below. We need your help, ANY help would be a blessing.

We MUST travel from Central Kansas to Idaho due to his surgeon moving last year, and no one in 500 miles can or will do his surgery since it is so complex we need to get there no matter what! He is said not to make it beyond early August if the issues are not corrected.

We managed to get surgery set for the 19th of July but need to be there on the 15th for tests and pre-op. Surgery is scheduled for the 19th of July at 7am.

They already removed the back of his cervical spine to allow room for the cord. He has Massive Spinal Stenosis with 4 blown lower discs causing further pressure on the cord and 2 thoracic compressions, this is where the spinal cord has no room in the column so his condition is so severe that they must remove the back of the entire spine and replace it with an adjustable titanium cage and rods. My husband had a pain pump implanted over a year ago and the catheters that run into the spine have also caused growth and total loss of some functions. Recently the bowl and other things have just stopped working, We will have to be there for a while "Not sure how long before he can make the ride home" and must consider food, hotels (We are not in a position to be picky and will stay in any hotel we can afford, we need no special expensive hotels) up and back,
There is no way he can make a straight thru ride it is just under 1000 miles 1 way for us. And of course the huge cost of fuel.

I know I did not have to explain and all the details but I feel it’s important if you’re doing something and asking for something to tell the complete truth and give the details of why you need what you need.
Again thank you for your time.

If you have any questions please contact us and I will answer any question you may have.
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