THE STRENGTH OF THE LION
****Please watch the above interview of Austin by Fellowship Greenville in celebration of his 1 year post-injury anniversary.***
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You may be asking yourself, “WHY ARE THEY TRYING TO RAISE MONEY?”. According to the Dana and Christopher Reeve website, christopherreeve.org, and the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) located at The UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, in the year 2015, the average cost for a 25 year old in the first year after a spinal cord injury similar to Austin’s injury is $3,451,781 to $4.7 million. Each and every year thereafter for the rest of their life is $113,423,00.. These totals are only for medical and physical care, not basic costs of living. Since Austin was 16 years old at the time of injury and it is now the year 2021, his financial costs are greater than those stated above. Even with medical insurance, many needs are not covered by insurance. Your TAX DEDUCTIBLE donation will be managed by Help Hope Live and paid DIRECTLY to all merchants and all services for Austin’s present and foreseen needs, therefore you can be assured your donation is securely used for necessities.
April 28, 2022
Here is the Introductory Video for the 2nd Annual Tee It Up For Austin golf tournament! There are many more short videos to come as Mark Kwolek from Kwolity Productions desires to show Austin's story through videos!! Look for many more!
April 13, 2022
Friends of the family are going to have a 2nd Annual Tee It Up For Austin golf tournament on July 11, 2022!!! Please see the "Fundraisers" section of the website for more information.
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July 9, 2022
Continue to be strong and it is my prayer that you continue to improve with leaping bounds.
July 8, 2022
By the grace of God, Austin will walk again and be a testament of steadfast faith to others. I cannot wait to watch him on a BIG stage one day soon!! We love you Austin and the whole Somerville family!
June 22, 2022
We at Vida Gynecology are happy to support Austin's recovery!
Kim Holloway and Denise Broderick