Tuesday, January 14, 2014

WIN a Sonic Gift Card PLUS PayPal Cash or Amazon Gift Card

Meet my son, Danny.


He is six years old. He has Periventricular Leukomalacia and Cerebral Palsy. Developmentally, he is about 12-18 months old. He can speak only a few phrases that he has learned to repeat when he wants something, and he is unable to walk.

He is also not the only disabled member of my family. My oldest son, who I call Ewie, is ten. He has what used to be called Asperger's Syndrome, but is now simply referred to an Autistic Spectrum Disorder, I believe. And I have Secondary Parkinsonism, which is simply Parkinson's Disease that was brought on by another medication. I won't say what medicine it was for fear of being sued. :)

Back to Danny. He is in a wheelchair as you can see here:


And, it is getting more and more difficult to get him around due to his growing height and weight. It is also getting more and more difficult for me to lift him in and out of the car due to my disabilities.


To get to the point, we need a handicap accessible vehicle. Our car just isn't going to cut it anymore. And since we live on social security disability benefits, we can't afford one on our own. That's where you come in.

We have a crowdfunding fundraiser set up at YouCaring.com. They don't charge any fees to use their site, so all donations would go directly to the purchase of the van. If you could find it in your hearts to donate anything at all, it will add up fast.

As a thank you, I am hosting a giveaway for a $10 Sonic gift card. I also have a friend who has agreed to give 10% of all donations to the winner in the form of either PayPal cash or an Amazon gift card. This could be really big if we get enough people helping out.

Please check out the rafflecopter form below to see allof the ways you can enter. Or, if you just came by to help out, you can see our fundraiser at https://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/van-for-danny/115866

a Rafflecopter giveaway


20 comments:

  1. I donated the first dollar and I hope it is the first of many more to come. :)

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    1. Thank you for getting the ball rolling, Marti!

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  2. I added a $5 donation. Wish I could help more.

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    1. Thank you so much! Every little bit helps.

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  3. This looks like a very good Charity.

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  4. I donated and also voted for your sons videos. I am on the voting site with a wish also

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  5. donated a dollar, hope you get 1 million people to do the same, and then you can also remodel your house more efficiently

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    1. Thank you, Caroline. I would love for that to happen. The only way it will is if you share it with your friends!

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  6. I donated a dollar. I wish I could do more. I sincerely hope you reach your goal! I'm sending prayers your way.

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    1. Thank you, Kelsi. I'm sorry I missed your comment until now. I appreciate every donation!

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  7. I would also like to thank Rebecca for her donation even though she didn't leave a message here. Thanks, Rebecca!

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  8. They may or may not be able to help but look into:

    http://www.reddit.com/r/Assistance/

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  9. I donated $25--I know that's just a drop in the bucket, though! I wish you so much luck...you and your family deserve that and more :)

    -Amber Terry-

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    1. Thank you so much, Amber! That really does make all the difference in the world. If everyone who has joined this giveaway would do that, we would be a lot closer to our goal. Thanks again!

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  10. I gave it 10 stars - my name is either Carolsue or Carol Ezovski. Not sure which they consider my user name.
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  11. I'm sorry I cannot afford to give but would like to.

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