Aid.org donates bed to 7-year-old girl w cerbral palsy

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A local organization is working to help people where insurance companies cannot. 
 
The group helped one young girl who suffered from seizures and cerebral palsy. 
 
Alysa was just two months old when she had her first seizure and then suffered from 30-50 of them each day. 
 
"Over the years we've tried probably 20-30 medications and we've gotten the seizures down from 1-3 a day, but they're still not under control," said her mother Shannon Puckett.
 
The 7-year-old cannot talk or walk, and needed a hospital grade bed to keep her safe as she continues to grow. But there were insurance gaps, where the companies will not cover things that aren't considered medically necessary.
 
So Alysa's mom reached out to aid.org and asked for help to get a safe bed for her daughter.
 
"The Aid.org Foundation found this bed and called us and they delivered it and they set it up for us, they were here in the evening and rolled up their sleeves and put it together for us," said Shannon.
 
Jennifer Rogers with the group says people reach out to them every day asking for help, and she says they make sure to respond to those requests on a daily basis.
 
"Families like the Pucketts are amazing, it's amazing to be able to give the gift to someone who takes it and can share it with other people and understands that this is a good thing that has happened and it really is just human kindness," said Rogers.
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