Robin Rodgers hospitalized

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Robin Rodgers hospitalized

Postby Bob BBS on September 3rd, 2010, 10:06 am

Robin Rogers has been in the intensive care unit at her local hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has ongoing serious liver issues and recently underwent a medical procedure. We all wish her the best as she faces this very serious health situation. Robin has no health insurance and this hospital stay is going to cost a bundle. Donations of any size will be cheerfully accepted at The Robin Rogers Medical Fund at Bank of America, Account No: 0006-5617-0216 (this number should go on check reference line). Checks can also be sent to The Robin Rogers Medical Fund c/o Rachel Pickard Attorney at Law Trustee PO Box 547 Gastonia, NC 28053. You can go to any Bank of America and donate or transfer if you do online banking.

Robin played for us at last years Alonzo's picnic and also in 2007. She is an outstanding performer and entertainer, please send out your best wishes to her!

http://www.robinrodgers.com

Facebookers can see updates on her condition on her page.
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UPDATE

Postby Bob BBS on September 7th, 2010, 5:48 pm

From RR Agent Piedmont Talent:

Last week Robin was to undergo TIPS surgery to keep blood from further entering her belly and breaking down into unsafe elements. The surgery would also have kept the swelling from threatening the integrity of the banding operation previously done to relieve esophageal verices (enlarged veins). Robin has had Hepatitis Type C and this condition has attacked her liver and has caused multiple complications. A CT scan prior to the procedure revealed a cancerous tumor on her liver. The tumor is untreatable given the condition of her liver. She is also not a candidate for a transplant as the drugs required to help the body accept a transplant would be ineffective and dangerous.

Robin is at home now and hospice has been called in. Tony and their family respectfully ask that despite the best of intentions, you do not stop by or call. They need their private time to be their own. At this point basic living expenses are the most pressing need. Robin will not be able to return to the stage and Tony will be out of work for the foreseeable future. Expenses for medicine are extremely high. Their medical fund does not cover any of these expenditures. Donations can be made directly to Robin at:
Robin Rogers
1134 Hardin Road
Dallas NC 28034

Benefit concerts in Michigan and North Carolina are being finalized as well as other fundraising efforts. There will be a benefit with a silent auction at the Double Door Inn in Charlotte on October 24. Details very shortly. There is now a Facebook group you can join to stay on top of Robin’s benefits http://www.facebook.com/?sk=2361831622# ... 379&v=wall


Robin Rogers new cd,"Back in the Fire" is scheduled for release Sept 14 on Blind Pig Records. She will not be having the record release events that were planned for this month. You can help Robins cause, as she and her band are now essentially unemployed by purchasing the new cd directly from Robin via her website http://www.robinrogers.com.

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