LIFE SAVING SURGERY REQUIRED, "URGENT"

$74,638 of $180,000 goal
Given by 971 generous donors in around 9 months

"LIFE SAVING SURGERY" only available in Germany.

Napier, Hawke's Bay

Trinity is just 18yrs old, & needs URGENT life saving surgery. She has a connective tissue disorder that affects the collagen that runs through her entire body creating havoc. She has been confirmed with 4 rare Abdominal Vascular Compressions, affecting the blood flow to her organs & preventing her being able to hold food down & absorb nutrition. Treatment is not available in N.Z.

$180,000 raised means Trinity will receive the life saving surgery at the Clinic Bel Etage in Düsseldorf with leading Vascular Surgeon Prof Sandmann & his Specialised team of Clinicians who have confirmed via scans & medical reports submitted, the urgency for treatment.

Trins life is one of constant pain, fatigue, nausea, blackouts, weakness, weight loss & malnutrition, all due to the inability to eat or drink without vomiting, pain & distress.

Trin is an avid equestrian, loves deeply & is loved by all that meet her. She is kind, passionate & lives for her horses. She dreams of life free of pain, the ability to eat, a life where she can dress without having to try & hide tubes hanging from her body, a life of quality.

The family have fought long & hard for 18 years within N.Z’s health system, however feel very let down as there is no longer support here, the only option is to get Trin overseas for the complex surgery required.The family is very grateful for the public’s help to raise the $180k to save Trins life ❤️‍🩹THANK YOU....

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Lynn Hankey's involvement (page creator)

Grandparent

Use of funds

Initially, Costs to have diagnostic tests and medical care done Privately ( N.Z, DHB's will NOT do these) plus International travel costs to Germany, for Lifesaving Vascular Compression surgery and post Op care. If, for any reason, we don't get to Germany, then we will post a page update with further information as well as details for people to contact us should they wish for a refund or transfer. Givealittle will not be involved in any refund process.

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"Half Way" 👌😁  9 April 2024

Yes, unbelievably we have finally managed to get to the halfway mark in our quest to raise the $180K to get our Trinity to Germany before it is too late.

I (Trinity's Nanna /Lynn) have actually managed to complete the cycle / walk from Blenheim to Hawkes Bay in time to also be ready & available for the TV interview on the AM Show on Monday morning 8th April. Regrettably it turned out that they were running approx 12mins or so behind time when it came to my interview and so instead of the 5-6 mins of time that they had said would be allocated we only ended up with approx 2-3minutes tops and as such a lot of information was unable to be expressed, amazingly tho the donations began flowing in and it has left us ALL feeling very humbled, and even slightly believing that MAYBE, just MAYBE we will manage to get to our goal and manage to save our Angels precious life.🙏🤞

As Trinity's Grandparents, we shall be spending a few more days here in Hawkes Bay with our girls before heading Northwards and I shall be on my bike again, hoping to raise further awareness of this dreadful condition and trying against all odds to achieve our target amount to get Trinity & her Mum on their way to Germany.

THANK YOU ALL 💐💕 from the bottom of our 💔 for all the wonderful support that you have shown us thus far, we are optimistically close now so PLEASE share our story and help us to get to the finish line.

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Ishita
Ishita 3 days ago
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$20
Lynn Hankey

Ishita, Thank you so much for your kind donation and support. 😊💐 We cannot express strongly enough just how grateful we are...THANK YOU💗🧡 Please be sure to check in on Trinity's Facebook page for her progress report and other interesting information on her condition. We would also be most grateful if you shared her page with your friends and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551410426812&mibextid=ZbWKw

Lynn Hankey
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Guest Donor 5 days ago
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Lynn Hankey

Guest Donor, Thank you so much for your kind donation and support. 😊💐 We cannot express strongly enough just how grateful we are...THANK YOU💗🧡 Please be sure to check in on Trinity's Facebook page for her progress report and other interesting information on her condition. We would also be most grateful if you shared her page with your friends and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551410426812&mibextid=ZbWKw

Lynn Hankey
Nicky
Nicky 6 days ago
$100
Lynn Hankey

Nicky, Thank you so much for your generous donation and support. 💐 We cannot express strongly enough just how grateful we are...THANK YOU💗🧡 Please be sure to check in on Trinity's Facebook page for her progress report and other interesting information on her condition. We would also be most grateful if you shared her page with your friends and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551410426812&mibextid=ZbWKw

Lynn Hankey
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 17 Apr 2024
$30
Lynn Hankey

Guest Donor, Thank you so much for your kind donation and support. 😊💐 We cannot express strongly enough just how grateful we are...THANK YOU💗🧡 Please be sure to check in on Trinity's Facebook page for her progress report and other interesting information on her condition. We would also be most grateful if you shared her page with your friends and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551410426812&mibextid=ZbWKw

Lynn Hankey
lauren
lauren on 17 Apr 2024
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$61
Lynn Hankey

Lauren, Thank you so much for your very kind donation and support. 💐 We cannot express strongly enough just how grateful we are...THANK YOU💗🧡 Please be sure to check in on Trinity's Facebook page for her progress report and other interesting information on her condition. We would also be most grateful if you shared her page with your friends and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551410426812&mibextid=ZbWKw

Lynn Hankey

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This campaign started on 29 Jul 2023 and ends on 20 Jul 2024.