Help save baby Elijah

Dear friends, family, and those of you we have not met but will be so grateful too if you are able to help us. I don't like having to ask for assistance but don't see any other option.

Our little grandson Elijah David Henderson was born on Tuesday the 13th of August at 26 weeks weighing just 920grams. 

Elijah's dad our son Leyden was sent to Manilla in the Philippines to work training staff for the company he worked for a few years ago. While there he met and fell in love with his now fiance Gerlyn. Gerlyn fell pregnant with little Elijah. The problem is the hospital system in The Philippines is user pays.

Gerlyn was rushed to hospital with pre-eclampisa and while there the placenta detached and so an emergency c-section was performed. They are unable to pay the hospital costs as their incomes aren't great and they are also supporting Gerlyn's two boys from a previous relationship.

We have managed to cover the cost of Gerlyn's stay in hospital and the c-section by taking money out of the redraw on our mortgage, but as my husband David has health issues and is very close to retirement age he is not working and I work two casual jobs to pay the bills. 

Little Elijah's hospital bills will be huge as he will possibly have to stay in hospital for 14 weeks. The NICU, treatment, doctors bills etc don't come cheap. I don't want to even think about what will happen if we cannot pay.

If you are able to help in even the smallest way we will be forever grateful.

Thank you in advance.



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Fundraising team: Henderson Family (5)

Cathy Henderson 
Raised $3,285 from 41 donations
Two Mile Flat, NSW
David Henderson 
Team member
Raised $125 from 2 donations
Leyden Henderson 
Team member
Raised $100 from 1 donation
Gerlyn Codog 
Team member
Raised $75 from 2 donations
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Raised $50 from 1 donation
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