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Help Artist eddie gesso Pay For Cataract Surgery
$1,352 raised
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Ended Feb 16, 2016
eddie was recently diagnosed with cataracts. However, he has lived with diminishing vision for over 15 years. This surgery, scheduled for the end of January, costs a total of $5000. I am offering my artwork as perks for your donation to my fund. ThankYou!

Artist eddie gesso has lived in Oakland since 2004, and has worked at Pacific Center for Human Growth since 2008. eddie is a graduate of California College of Arts & Crafts. eddie has worked with Queer Cultural Center, Fresh Meat in the Gallery, Southern Exposure, and other Bay Area arts organization and galleries as both an artist and curator.

For years I have thought I needed glasses, even though the pair I had in early 2000, did not help. Thanks to great health care coverage, I finally received a proper diagnosis 2 years ago. Since then, my vision has continued to deteriorate to the extent that I cannot see things I need to see and it unsafe for me to travel at night.

Surgery will improve my quality of life. A multi-focus lens cost $2500 per eye. Surgery is scheduled for the end of January.

Your donation will help me afford the cost of surgery. As a thank you I am offering my original artwork in exchange for your donation. Thank you!

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