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This is the Darrin/ Hannah P. fundraiser. All proceeds will go to cover medical expenses due to Darrin's MS and orthodontic care for Hannah.

I am trying to raise money for two very different medical expenses. First, my 43 year old husband has MS. He has a progressive form of this disease and none of the tradtional MS medications has helped to slow the progression of his disease. He currently does IVIg infusions every three weeks and his prescription medication out of pocket costs run us about $500 a month just to deal with symptoms (muscle spasticity, seizures, nausea, headaches, cognitive difficulties, etc.). We are looking into seeing if Tysabri is an option for him. That, too, will be very expensive. We are simply hoping for a little bit of help catching up with our medical bills...so that we might try and stay on top of them.
That leads us to the second issue. Our 16 year old daughter needs braces. With all our medical expenses, it is impossible to come up with the money, so I have had to put it on credit. I don't know how I will pay it off. Her braces are NOT just for cosmetic reasons. She still has baby teeth that haven't come out and there is no room for her permanent teeth to come in. She will be in braces for 2 years at least and may require oral surgery during this time to try and bring down the adult teeth.
BASICALLY, any amount you can give will help. Every penny will go to A. pay off medical expenses we have incurred over the past year as a result of MS and B. help pay for orthodontic treatment for our 16 year old child.

It pains me to ask for help, but something has got to give. I don't know what else to do.
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