Dancehall artiste Ding Dong Ravers and Shenseea used their platform to help 17-year-old Beyounce Findley with her medical expenses.
Findley was born deaf and mute. Three years ago she started experiencing heart problems and now has first and second-degree heart blockage. Sometimes her heart even stops beating for seconds at a time.
Findley who hails from Ding Dong’s home community of Nannyville is in need of a pacemaker, and assistance to cover her weekly medical expenses. A GoFundMe campaign started for her aims to raise US$10,000.
“At the age of 17 years old, Beyounce is in dire need of a pacemaker as she has various heart conditions which are affecting her health,” the GoFundMe bio read. “Beyounce was born deaf and mute and just three years ago she started experiencing heart problems and now has first and second degree heart blockage and also instances when her heart stops beating for seconds at a time.”
“Her weekly medication is also very expensive so we are trying to help raise funds for her and her mother to be able to afford the medication, Â purchase the pace maker and also do surgery, which has to be done overseas. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.”
Thanks videos from Ding Dong Ravers and Shenseea, and Dancehall fans Findley surpassed her goal within 24 hours.
“I just donated my part my sister @shenseea donated her part my bro @romeichentertainment @uptopboss_official donated their part…… so all of my friends outhere anybody no matter how small,” Ding Dong pleaded in his video, which was then followed by the “Sure Sure” singer.