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After a Catastrophe or Before a Transplant, They Help

HelpHOPELive helps thousands raise money for medical and therapeutic expenses.

When Logan Schweiter was swept away in a rushing creek in Wayne in the summer of 2011 he suffered catastrophic injury to his brain and body. He survived the accident but the "road back" through his recovery was, is, and will contiue to be long and expensive.

Friends, family and Upper Main Line communities have rallied around Logan and his family. One organization has played a key role in helping raising money to support the Logans fund the cost of Logan's medical care and treatment.s

HelpHOPELive (sic) is a Radnor-based organization that has helped people raise more than $88 million and paid close to $75 million in out-of-pocket expenses for nearly 25,000 patients.

The organization is celebrating its 30th year helping those who have suffered catastrophic injuries or have undergone transplants.

How does it work?

Imagine your child is in an accident and suffers a catastrophic injury that means he or she will have to be cared for for the rest of his or her life. You’re in shock. You’re not sure what to do. Then you are hit will out-of-pocket bills and the reality that you either have to put your child in a nursing home or outfit your home so he or she can live there.

How are you going to do — and pay for — all of that?

Read the full story here on Radnor Patch.

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