Help Ricardo Get A Pacemaker And Angioplasty

  • ₱28,100
    raised of ₱790,000.00 goal
3% Funded
19 Donors
Raised offline: ₱325,267.35
Total: ₱353,367.35

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Our father, 68-year-old Ricardo "Boy" Olarte, suddenly collapsed on the morning of December 24, 2021. Due to a blockage in an artery, his heartbeat has become irregular and his brain did not receive enough oxygen, causing lightheadedness and fainting.

We were advised that he needs to undergo an angioplasty as well as a pacemaker insertion surgery at the soonest possible time. We celebrated Christmas Eve with him in bed. He was so nauseous the entire day that he could barely get up. He continues to struggle with dizziness and his mobility.

Our father has had heart problems for years. In 2016, he suffered a heart attack right before my brother's wedding. In 2019, he had his first angioplasty. During both times, our family's finances were depleted covering the costs of the operation.

An angioplasty alone costs P330,000 while a pacemaker can cost up to P250,000, and the cost of the pacemaker insertion and hospitalization at P210,000. The total is sadly beyond what we can pool together as a family. We are knocking on your hearts to please spare what you can to help us achieve our target amount of P790,000 so we can arrange for our father's angioplasty and pacemaker insertion surgery.

To donate via bank transfer or GCash:

BDO CHECKING ACCOUNT
Account Name: Raynand C. Olarte
Account Number: 011468003228

GCASH
Name: Rico Julo O.
Mobile Number: 0915-872-3438

Fundraising Team

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Donors

  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Feb 01, 2022
₱1500.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 31, 2022
₱1000.00
  • Jojemar Lastimosa
  • Donated on Jan 02, 2022
₱600.00
Feb 09

Angiogram and observation for now

Update posted by Raynand Olarte at 02:59 pm

Our father underwent an angiogram on February 5, Saturday, at Cardinal Santos Medical Center. Some good news. The procedure showed that his heart does not have a new blockage, so another angioplasty was no longer necessary. He had his follow-up checkup with his cardiologist on February 8, Tuesday, and we. . . . .

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Jan 27

Angiogram Schedule

Update posted by Raynand Olarte at 03:06 pm

As of January 25, Tuesday, our father's cardiologist confirmed the schedule for the angiogram. It will be done on February 5, Saturday, at Cardinal Santos Medical Center. The procedure will determine if there is a need for another angioplasty or if a pacemaker insertion surgery will suffice. We will provide

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Jan 24

The household tests positive for COVID-19

Update posted by Raynand Olarte at 01:35 pm

Mere hours after a scheduled visit to a hospital on January 6, our father and the entire household experienced scratchy throats and fever. They were able to get swabbed on January 10, and three out of four members tested positive for COVID-19. The next two weeks were spent focusing on. . . . .

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Jan 01

2D Echo On December 30, 2021

Update posted by Raynand Olarte at 02:53 am

Our father is doing better and is livelier these days. He is encouraged because of people's prayers and support and is able to move around more in the house. He uses a walker for stability.He underwent a 2D Echo procedure on December 30, 2021. We are still waiting for the. . . . .

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Donors & Comments

19 donors
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Feb 01, 2022
₱1500.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 31, 2022
₱1000.00
  • Jojemar Lastimosa
  • Donated on Jan 02, 2022
₱600.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 01, 2022
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  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Dec 29, 2021
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  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Dec 29, 2021
₱500.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Dec 28, 2021
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  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Dec 28, 2021
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  • Hanna Velasco
  • Donated on Dec 27, 2021
  • Praying for you Tito and Olarte fam! Stay strong 🙏

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  • Rald Eboña
  • Donated on Dec 27, 2021
  • Get well soon Tito Boy! Praying for your fast recovery! 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

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Followers

6 followers
Jasmine Chou
Rald Eboña
Rynel John Aguilar
Tessa dj
Rica Arana
Reycarl Olarte
₱28,100
raised of ₱790,000.00 goal
3% Funded
19 Donors
Raised offline: ₱325,267.35
Total: ₱353,367.35

No more donations are being accepted at this time. Please contact the campaign owner if you would like to discuss further funding opportunities