Mel and Jesse need your help
- $3,614.00 donated
- 69 generous donors
Help take some of the financial stress from Jesse and Mel.
Mel just had her 28th birthday, she is a gorgeous gentle soul, a mother of 2 boys, aged 3 and 5 next week with a little girl on the way, she is a partner to Jesse, a daughter, sister and friend to many.
Last year Mel was rear ended in her car, soon after her vision became blurry, an optometrist referred Mel for an MRI. The MRI showed Mel has a condition call non communicating hydrocephalus, the doctors believe this was an underlying condition worsened by the car accident.
In April, Mel underwent Surgery to insert a programmable shunt in the damaged pathway to drain the excess fluid around her brain into a cavity in her stomach to be reabsorbed by the body. Unfortunately this hasn’t been an easy fix and the shunt has needed to be adjusted on numerous occasions. Since April, Mel has had another 2 surgery's and has been admitted back to hospital 10 times. Each time Jesse has had to take time of work to be there for Mel and the boys. With plenty of help from family and friends support is never far away.
Last night Mel’s health spiraled down hill and resulted in another surgery. Mel is currently in intensive care. Her family and friends all hoping for a speedy recovery for Mel and baby.
At this time Jesse has taken more time of work, he has no sick days left and is a couple of months off being entitled to annual leave. This is financially hard as well as emotionally hard for Mel, Jesse and the rest of the family. All donations will go to Mel and Jesse to help them through and take some stress away.
Any messages of support will also be greatly appreciated by Jesse and the family.
Use of Funds:
The money will be used for ongoing bills while Mel recovers and Jesse is off work.
Page created by:
Friend of Mel and Jesse.
All funds raised benefit:
Mel and Jesse
Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Douglas Hall (Mel's father) on behalf of Mel and Jesse.
Donor Confidence Key
Givealittle values the importance of an informed decision when making a donation. We check to make sure that adequate information is provided to donors and that pages comply with our terms and conditions. Pages are not browseable nor searchable until moderated and donor validated. For more information, check out this support article.
A page becomes donor validated when it receives donations from at least three different sources. Pages are not browseable nor searchable until moderated and donor validated. For more information, check out this support article.
New Zealand registered charity
Is registered with the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), Charity Services (formerly Charities Commission) as a charity.
Tax credit eligibility
Has been granted 'donee status' by Inland Revenue (IRD). Donors to a page with tax credit eligibility may be able to apply for a tax credit.×