Fundraising for JD Lange – Hypoxic Brain Injury

JD`s story:

JD Lange (1 yr.) was dropped off at his new creche in Saldanha on the 2nd of March 2020. Shortly thereafter his mother, Jessica, received a phone call to inform her that little JD fell into the swimming pool! He was without a heart beat and oxygen for 30 minutes. JD was resuscitated.

He was flown by helicopter from the West Coast Life Hospital in Vredenburg to the Rooikruis Children’s Hospital. He received a trachea to assist with breathing as he struggles to breathe on his own. JD also received a peg in his stomach to help with feeding as solids through the mouth goes to his airway. 

The full extent of his injuries is not known yet; but the brain scan has showed severe brain damage, and he was diagnosed with Hypoxic Brain Injury

By supporting our bracelet initiative you can help to raise money for JD`s medical expenses, the after-care and ongoing care that he will need to recover. It will help his mom with all the extra financial struggles that she will face – now, and in the future. She is a single parent raising this beautiful little blue-eyed boy, and she is no longer capable of going back to work as she needs to take care of JD. Jessica is also suffering from a Hernia and was admitted to hospital. Her surgery has been moved to November 2020.

Together we can change their world, one bracelet at a time!

Follow his Facebook page for live updates on his progress and journey.

Update May 2020: JD was released from hospital after the trachea was removed, he is breathing on his own and is currently happy and doing well at home.

Fundraising for JD Lange

Overcomer Bracelets © Arms of Mercy NPC

Overcomer Bracelets for JD; consisting of white, cream and light grey wooden beads with crystals – and a Hope, Tree of Life, or Cross charm. To place an order, contact the agent in your area or shop online. Alternatively, please consider a donation; any and all donations welcome.

“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do, it comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.”

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