Gloria's BBQ fundraiser and silent auction is finally here! Bring the family out to LaCabana Grill on Sunday for a great meal benefitting Gloria. [...]
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A fundraiser for Gloria will be held on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at La Cabana Grill in Spicewood, Texas from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. BBQ plate lunches will be served, and a silent auction will be held during that time. Guests will have musical entertainment while they dine and shop.[...]
Gloria will be at St. DAVID's on 32nd Street. After surgery, she will spend a day or so in ICU, depending how she is doing. They are thinking her entire stay will be 5 days. Thank you all for the compassion and kindness you have shown to her.[...]
Gloria will be on blood thinners for a week. In a week or so, she will have one aneurysm taken out near her eye. They can do this with a laser and not go through her head. Once that is healed, she will have the second one removed. She will not be able to work through any of this. Dinner plate tickets are being sold at a Austin Boats and Motors in Lakeway from 1-4 on Saturday to raise funds. [...]
If you have visited with Gloria recently, you may have noticed that she is struggling with nausea, severe headaches, and decreased vision, especially in her right eye. These are major red flags that the aneurysms are growing. Doctors are seeing her this Friday morning to plan her surgery. Gloria and her family will need some financial assistance to meet deductibles and fund the surgery. Gloria is very nervous about the surgery and could use our prayers, love, and comfort at this time, too.[...]
Welcome to the Gloria Galicia support family! This site is for family and friends, old and new, to organize our efforts to support this extraordinary person. This page will serve as your home base for rallying the troops, receiving updates , and raising dearly needed funds to support Gloria Galicia. Here's the plan:
Your First Step: Please take 30 seconds to click on the "Follow" button on the top right of this page. This will allow you to receive updates, read journal entries, make donations, share Gloria Galicia’s story on social media, and help the family with week-to-week calendaring needs. Though not mandatory to follow Gloria Galicia’s page, we encourage you to easily create an account with your name and email in order to be able to post photos, leave comments and sign up as a helping hand on the Calendar page. Feel free to upload a photo of yourself to your profile so we can get to know and recognize others on Gloria Galicia’s support team. After clicking “Follow” above, read on to learn more about what you can do to help.
Journal: This tab is where you can read the latest entries posted for Gloria Galicia and our support team. You may see additional authors writing updates here to help alleviate pressure for Gloria Galicia and expedite information sharing. Each post is followed by a photo and name of the author of the entry. You can reply with supportive comments to any journal entry, or click on the name of its author to send a private message.
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Calendar: Please see this important section to learn what the family needs NOW. This will be an especially helpful section for locals in close proximity to Gloria Galicia. This is an up-to-date calendar which will list the family's immediate needs such as child-care, rides, and meals to help most in the short term. If you see a need posted and can fill it, please sign up through the calendar page directly (i.e. not through private communication) to let us and others know that you've committed to that need. Please check back often to help out with the most recently posted needs!
Donations: The very most impactful way to help Gloria Galicia’s is to make a direct donation right now. After insurance participation, bills and related costs are expected to reach several thousand dollars. This fund will be used at the sole discretion of Gloria Galicia and family to help manage all related expenses, and will give them the flexibility to take time off work as needed to directly support Gloria Galicia’s. Donations can be made securely using credit or debit card for any amount. PostHope.org generously makes these donations free of any fees. All donations, large and small, come with the eternal gratitude. Thank you for your generosity in considering what amount you are personally able to give.
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