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Business and Livelihood Destroyed

Cause page created in the Unspecified category by Lorraine Murray for Shannon Brake

$26,382 donated
Given by 169 generous donors in 4 weeks

Lets pull together and help someone that's helped so many rebuild his life. Thank you for helping, and thank you for caring.

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Shannon was driving to work on Thursday morning with no idea his business, his mobility, his baby (pump truck) will all be gone in a blink of an eye.

We look at you lying here in this hospital bed at no fault of your own and the mess your body is in …. pins in your leg, hand, wrist and forearm, 4 blood transfusions, three major surgeries, with no doubt more to come.

The doctors said they can't believe with the extent of his injuries there was no brain or organ damage which we are so grateful for to say the least.

Months if not years before being back on his feet properly.

If you know Shan you know him for his sense of humor, his hard work, he is one of those guys you know you could call anytime and he would be there.

Now we have to ask for you to be there for him.

At the moment they live in there dream home on wheels which is defiantly not disability friendly.

Even with the help from ACC they are going to find the months ahead a challenge!

They need to find new accommodation for when Shan gets out of hospital for him to heal is one of the first hurdles, with so many more we haven't even thought of yet.

After reading the fine print of his life policy, they don't have the coverage they thought they did (please use this as a lesson to take the time to read yours and make sure its right)

If you would like to visit Shan once he is in a ward please give Debs a call, I know Shan would love to see you.

Lorraine Murray's involvement (page creator)

Shan is my brother, I am the oldest but he is my big bro and all us siblings know he is always there when we need him. His big bear hugs just fixes everything, I just wish I could fix him right now. My heart is breaking.

Use of funds

To help Shan and Deb rebuild their lives. To help with expenses while Shannon is doing the hardest job of all - fighting to get back on his feet!

Latest update

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A bit of time in a chair  13 July 2021

Posted by: Lorraine Murray

It takes a lot of effort and as Shan is not allowed to put any weight on his leg whatsoever he is hoisted into the chair, it's painful as any movement in his knee is excruciating so it's massive to see him smile xxx

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Latest donations

Arlene on 16 Jul 2021
Only a little for now but will add more when I’m working xox
Lorraine Murray

Thanks so much Arlene, just goes to show how quickly things can change in a blink of an eye! Hope you are doing well. Lots of love Lorraine xxx

Lorraine Murray
Macpherson Clan
Macpherson Clan on 16 Jul 2021
Sending our love and support for your recovery shannon and the whole family. Take care and stay strong. Love linda, Bianca & shannon, juanita and Michael
Lorraine Murray

Thanks so much guys, you have always been a big part of our lives, Shan has lots of love and support around him, Lots of love Lorraine xxxx

Lorraine Murray
Christine on 14 Jul 2021
Hi Shannon we hope your rehab is coming along nicely. Love to you and your family Auntie Christine and Uncle Errol
Lorraine Murray

Thank you so much Auntie Christine and Uncle Errol, Shan is doing so well, we are so proud of him. Has good days and bad but heading in the right direction, Lots of Love Lorraine xxx

Lorraine Murray
Janet on 11 Jul 2021
Hope the healing is progressing well Shan. Thinking of you and we're sure you'll have lots of support as you heal. All the best Janet and Richard Waswo Te Miro
Lorraine Murray

Thanks so much, a very long road ahead but he is very lucky there was no internal or brain damage and hasn't lost his sense of humour xxx

Lorraine Murray
Michelle on 10 Jul 2021
Dear Shannon & Family, Our love and support are with you all the way. You are truly a strong, inspirational person with the spirit of a warrior. We hope to meet you one day. All our thoughts are with you on your journey to recovery. The Pearson Family Michelle, Olly, Sofia and Poppy (Alistair’s sister and family)
Lorraine Murray

Thank you for your kind words, we can't imagine what your family must be going through and we send our deepest condolences xx

Lorraine Murray

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