Bring Mom Home

We are trying to bring our mom home from the Edmundston hospital so that she can be with her family and attend our dad's funeral.
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Holly DeCoste
Health
Trenton, Ontario
Canada
1 Team Member

The Accident

On May 25th, Monique and Michael DeCoste were in a tragic car accident in Edmundston, New Brunswick. They had been travelling back from their 33rd wedding anniversary holidays. Dad died in the crash, Mom is still in the hospital with a broken pelvis.

Mom is not able to get home unless she is sent by air ambulance, which her insurance refuses to make a decision on. We have been contacting them daily, and every time we are told that they are "reviewing the file internally. You'll have an answer tomorrow." Mom hs been in the hospital for more than a week.

All of her children and grandchildren are in Ontario, and we can't even schedule our Dad's funeral because we don't know when she might get home.

Your generous contributions

All contributions will go toward the air ambulance fees of sending Mom from Edmundston to Trenton or Belleville. (Whichever hospital has a bed open for her). You will have the complete gratitude of our family.

Meeting the goal

Getting Mom home means we can grieve and start to heal as a family. We will be able to schedule Dad's funeral, and finally lay his remains to rest.

Other Ways You Can Help

We understand that not everyone is able to contribute money to our cause. We appreciate if you would spread the word on Facebook, Twitter, and any other social media you happen to use.

The insurance company we are dealing with is Sunlife. The only number they gave us is 1-866-222-0427.

More information on our story:

The accident article, from Edmundston http://cimt.teleinterrives.com/nouvelle-Regional_Embardee_mortelle_a_Saint_Basile_Le_nom_de_la_victime_devoile-5962

The story from the Belleville Intelligencer http://www.intelligencer.ca/2013/06/04/daughter-battles-insurers

The interview with CBC All in a Day http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Ottawa/Audio/ID/2389691908/

Story on the CBC http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/story/2013/06/05/ottawa-monique-decostes-crash-new-brunswick-bring-mom-home-indiegogo.html 

Interview with the Mix97 Morning Crew http://www.mix97.com/morningcrew/bring-mom-home-campaign/ 

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