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Help Taelynn get “Hears”

Help Taelynn get “Hears”

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My daughter, Taelynn, was born on 11 March 2019, with a rare condition known as Bilateral Microtia and Atresia, where her inner and outer ears have not developed properly.

I’m fundraising in order to help Taelynn get “Hears”, my Medical Aid won’t pay for Taelynn’s device(s) and/or operations because of the plan that I am on (they do not cover any Hearing Aids.) I want Taelynn to grow up living a normal life, being able to do and learn everything that every other child can, without feeling different from everyone else.

Taelynn requires 2 Hearing Aids as soon as possible. We have purchased her first BAHA, but are still in need for the second one.

Taelynn will undergo her first operation by 2021 to insert her Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) into the sides of her head and then she will undergo another surgery which will be Reconstructive Ear Surgery, where they take cartilage from her rib cage to design ears for her.

 

• BAHA Hearing Device(s) - R69 000

• BAHA insertion - R270 000 (R135 000 per ear)

• Total - R340 000

 

This will impact Taelynn’s life immensely, as she will be able to hear, speak and learn no differently to any other child. I would love Taelynn to lead as much of a normal life as possible, knowing she is very unique and will not be bullied in anyway whatsoever.

Donations

  • Jul 30, 2019 - R 514.00
  • "We hope you get everything you need! " - Jemima and Mark

  • Jul 30, 2019 - R 103.00
  • "Mommy will do the first donation" - Chiarra

  • Jul 30, 2019 - R 103.00
  • "Wishing you guys all the best. " - Anonymous

  • Jul 26, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Sending all our love. " - JJG

  • Jul 26, 2019 - R 102.82
  • "Wishing you guys all the best. " - Anonymous

  • Jul 10, 2019 - R 101.50
  • "May you hear soon Angel" - Shaleen

  • Jul 09, 2019 - R 1 000.00
  • "Hoping everything works out for you guys" - Cassandra

  • Jul 07, 2019 - R 2 570.50
  • "I hope it all goes well" - Jarryd

  • Jun 29, 2019 - R 514.00
  • "We hope you get everything you need! " - Jemima and Mark

  • Jun 15, 2019 - USD $ 526.01
  • "With love from your Colorado cousins." - Susie, Fred, Sam and David Sternburg

  • Jun 12, 2019 - USD $ 358.56
  • "Praying that all goes well" - Trevor

  • Jun 11, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Love watching you grown. As time goes by, we will be watching you hear! Precious Taelyn" - Dawn

  • Jun 11, 2019 - USD $ 10.52
  • "Sending love" - Kim Greenberg

  • Jun 11, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "We hope you get everything you need! " - Jemima and Mark

  • Jun 10, 2019 - USD $ 52.24
  • "This is for Taelynn and her incredible parents" - Julia and Jens schmidt

  • Jun 10, 2019 - R 500.00
  • "All the very best" - lucia

  • Jun 10, 2019 - USD $ 70.62
  • "For your Hears,Taelynn " - Megan

  • Jun 10, 2019 - USD $ 52.60
  • ""Hears" to you." - Alice Harron

  • Jun 09, 2019 - USD $ 501.37
  • "Taelyn you are a piece of sunshine and the world is waiting for you!!" - Great Uncle Louis and Your Great Aunt Jo-Anne

  • Jun 09, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "We love you precious baby girl" - Aunty Shan, Uncle Ray and Edward

  • Jun 09, 2019 - USD $ 105.20
  • "We have got this baby girl. Xxx" - Janet da Encarnacao

  • Jun 09, 2019 - USD $ 50.00
  • "<3 hope I can meet the little angel soon " - Lindi Harron

  • Jun 08, 2019 - R 102.82
  • "Mommy will do the first donation" - Chiarra

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Donations to date

R 33 519.08

Fundraising target

R 408 000.00
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I’m fundraising in order to help Taelynn get “Hears”, my Medical Aid won’t pay for Taelynn’s device(s) and/or operations because of the plan that I am on (they do not cover any Hearing Aids.) I want Taelynn to grow up living a normal life, being able to do and learn everything that every other child can, without feeling different from everyone else.