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Help Jennifer & Joel with medical & legal bills
$5,030 raised
34% of $15k goal
63 contributors
6 Years running
As you know, Joel was in a terrible motorcycle accident on his way to work on Tuesday. Many of you have asked if there is anything you can do to help. Frankly, what they need most right now is money to help with the mounting medical and legal bills. Joel’s insurance is unlikely to cover the cost of even his first surgery (involving ten different procedures and lasting more than six hours), let alone the extended hospital stay, medications, and months of physical therapy. He may be unable to work for months. Sadly, the motorcyclist who hit Joel died in the accident, and due to Guatemala's complex legal system, there will be massive legal fees to keep Joel out of jail until he can prove his innocence. Put simply, they're living a nightmare and they need as much help as we can give.

Jennifer is trying to keep her spirits up and joked that she should have a bake sale to raise $15,000, but I think this may work better. Please give whatever you can by clicking this link or sending check to directly to Jennifer’s mom. (If you want to use a check but need details about sending it, just email me at and I'll forward you the information). Then, please take one more step by sharing this message with anyone who knows Jennifer & Joel and may be able to help. Thank you so much!


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