Fundraiser for Telugu Youth injured in US

Tue Nov 14 2017 12:43:33 GMT+0530 (IST)

Sammaiah Elabotaram, a native of Kothapalli village in Karimnagar, met with an accident in Atlanta which is the capital of US State of Georgia.

While he was walking across the street on November 7th, A Speeding Car hit him and he suffered an intra-cranial hemorrhaging. An emergency brain surgery was performed at the Grady Memorial Hospital to save his life. However, He is still in Coma and undergoing treatment in the ICU.

Sammaiah is the youngest among the five children of his Parents and he is the sole bread winner. He got married to Soujanya in the year 2013 and they have a 1-year-old Daughter. He planned to bring his family to US soon and have a house of their own. But now, their dreams have been shattered. Lack of medical insurance complicates the situation.

A Woman by name Marisa Meisters launched a fundraiser for the medical expenses of Sammaiah. For the target of $500k, Around $150k has been raised so far. Over 3,200 people have come forward to donate. Do your bit for the needy...!