Lockdown bus driver attack - second attack

$37,330 of $800 goal
Given by 1169 generous donors in 7 weeks

Initially fundraising to replace his glasses, now funds excess of our goal will go to Dads significant rehabiliation.

Auckland

My darling Dad was attacked on the job while providing essential service bus transport. The 3 offenders attacked him, tried to gauge out his eyes and left him broken and beaten, including smashing his $800 glasses. We need to replace his glasses so he can see to drive again. Any help you can provide would be massively appreciated, and we're humbled by your help.

*** UPDATE *** your endless and mind-blowing generosity now also means Dad can afford to take a little time out to recover, not a bad thing given the extent of his injuries, and the time it'll take to get new glasses (which he'll need to be able to drive again). I just can not possibly thank you all enough.

Gabrielle Wildbore's involvement (page creator)

David is my darling dad.

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Replacement of prescription glasses.

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Rehab update  7 October 2021

Hi all, dad is settled at a truamatic brain injury rehabilitation clinic, where he'll be for several weeks. Currently suffering from post-traumatic amnesia and his brain needs time to heal. Had a successful surgery on his hand also. Thank you all so much for your continued support. This will be a long road to recovery for my father.

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Phoenix Kiwa
Phoenix Kiwa 8 hours ago
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$20
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Guest Donor on 07 Oct 2021
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Karen
Karen on 07 Oct 2021
$100
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 05 Oct 2021
Get well David xx
$107
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 04 Oct 2021
It will be a tough road, but your love and the support of the community will make it a slightly easier one. Kia Kaha and all the best to you and your Dad.
$25

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