Weʼve raised £245 to help my friend recover from a serious accident, spinal surgery and complete loss of income.
- London, United Kingdom
- Funded on Friday, 21st September 2018
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My friend, Waldek, was injured during his professional work on a construction site in central London. A concrete block fell four metres and broke his helmet, and caused multiple crush fractures to his spine. Months after surgery, he has begun to walk again.
Sadly, Waldek can no longer work in the profession he loves and is so good at: builder/decorator. This is how I met and became friends with Waldek. He completely renovated and beautified my flat - the photo is from that time. I have never seen anyone work so hard and to such a high standard. Along with his incredible focus, he had a great sense of humour, too.
Now, Waldek is unable to pay his monthly rent, and support his wife and young daughter. He needs help with his medical needs and living expenses. Medical needs: £200/month, Rent: £450/month, Family Expenses £300/month.
I extend great thanks and admiration for any contribution you can make. Every penny will go to Waldek to help ease his present situation and to help him find his future.
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Kimberly Schumacher started crowdfunding
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Jun 6, 2018
Sending good wishes to Waldek and of course to you Kimberly such a good friend to all.
May 28, 2018
Good luck Kimberly. This is so like you to be so thoughtful and caring. I hope Waldek continues to make good progress. Rxo
May 26, 2018
So kind of you to help your friend. Good luck with the fundraising Kimbers ! Love David aka Kenny xxx
May 25, 2018
Waldek, you have been remarkable to have endured so much pain & to make progress. All best wishes for further recovery.
Adrian and Alison Furnham
May 25, 2018
What a tragic story: you are amazing to set up this page.
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London, United Kingdom
Technology and art are the focus of my work. I advise new tech startups, tutor maths and English, and work part-time at the Royal Academy of Arts.