Crowd–funding Campaign Launched to Help Roy Davis Jr.
Friends and fans of Roy Davis Jr have launched an online campaign to raise funds for medical bills after the Chicago house music legend announced on Facebook that he suddenly woke up unable to walk, before discovering in hospital that he has developed MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
“Roy faces a long road to recovery and an increasing tally of medical bills due to the rigorous treatment and medication that is required,” a statement on GoFundMe’s page explained.
“He also has cancelled his upcoming tour schedule to focus his energy on healing and rest. Touring is Roy’s main source of income and the last thing any of us want is for Roy to be worried about finances while healing and gaining his strength. Will you join us in sending a gift of any amount to help Roy in this journey back to health?” they asked. (Click here to donate )
Writing about suddenly coming down with the terrifying condition several days earlier, Roy described waking up in his Chicago home being unable to walk after having felt weak for a few days before.
“I was rushed to hospital and spent the remainder of last week undergoing tests and having scans whilst being put on put on various interim medications. During the weekend, I received the news that I have been diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) – An illness I have known people close to me who have suffered from but I never expected to find myself here, diagnosed myself. Something that is a very difficult thing to swallow after hearing,” he said onFacebook.
“MS is a disease in which so many people suffer in silence from and I hope through patience and love I can regain what has been lost and prove that for the time we do have left, we can live with all we have to give, whether you are well or unwell, we right now, still have life, and a lot to give.”
“This will not be my end, God willing I will play on,” he vowed.
“I may touring a little less or with a little less intensity than before, but when I can, when my body allows me to, I will give you my all and we will make sure the upcoming shows are special and we carry on dancing.” (Click here to donate)