The community is rallying around a Mt. Carmel High School junior who was severely injured in a Sabre Springs vehicle accident a week ago.
As of Friday afternoon, more than $39,000 of a $100,000 goal had been donated by more than 430 contributors on a YouCaring website to help the family of Isaac Coulapides with expenses related to the 16-year-old’s condition and recovery. The anticipated expenses include retrofitting the family’s home for wheelchair accessibility plus purchasing a wheelchair, special bed and other expensive medical equipment.
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“Medical bills will be astronomical at the same time that family income will decrease as Isaac’s parents and family members take time away from work to care for him,” according to the website.
Per the website, Coulapides’ T3 and T4 vertebrae were crushed, his sternum fractured and spinal cord severed, which has resulted in paralysis from the chest down. He has no function in …