Monday, 19th February 2018
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Urgent fundraising appeal for young Polish baby

A young Polish couple are issuing a heartfelt plea for their young 2 months baby son who was born with a congenital heart defect.

Baby Adam who is currently hospitalised in our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin, Dublin 12 needs a major life saving heart operation which can only take place in the the Great Ormond Street, Hospital, London.

Both Jan and Katherine Waszkiewicz have been living and working in Ireland since 2006. They live in Tramore and have another son Simon aged 7.

Adam who was born in 29th May, 2017 and was immediately diagnosed with congenital heart disease. He has been in hospital since his birth and requires a lifesaving operation in the Great Ormond Street Hospital, in London. His parents Jan and Katherine have been at his side both night and day in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. He has been seen by a Consultant Cardiologist from Great Ormond Street and it is understood that the operation may take place this August.

Friends of the couple have raised a fundraising effort to defray some of the heavy costs which will arise both before and after surgery. His parents will have to stay with him in London and these costs are not covered.

A GOFUNDME.com fund in the name of Adam Waszkiewicz has been set up to help defray the huge costs involved. Obviously both Jan and Katherine have not worked since baby Adam was born, and there will be a huge financial outlay when they have to go to London and stay there with their baby.

There is also an AIB account set up in the AIB Bank, in Ardkeen Village, Dunmore Road, Waterford.

The IBAN number is: IE77AIBK93440211862-053.

BIC: AIBKIE2D

N.S.C.. 934402.

The Account Number is 11862053.

Any donations, no matter how small will be be gratefully acknowledged.

Adam’s parents have given an undertaking that if there are any surplus funds they will be donated to charity.,

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