A Christmas Day, Robin Sullins broke up a small dog fight at her Texas home, and in the process, contracted a deadly infection which nearly took her life.
As the normally harmless bacteria, capnocytophaga canimorsus, wreaked havoc on her body, doctors were forced to amputate her legs and her fingers, in order to save her life.
Friends and family have rallied around the dog-loving, single mother-of-four to help pay for the staggering expenses generated after the freak accident.
On Feb. 22, after losing so much already, Sullins lost even more.
Those working hard to raise funds for Sullins had created a fundraiser on eBay, Robin's Relief Benefit Auction, in an effort to aid the struggling woman.
Inexplicably, without notice or warning, eBay shut the auction down.
Shortly thereafter, eBay acknowledged that they had made a mistake, but did nothing to undo the damage they had done to the auction.
The burden of re-listing all of the items and generating new interest and support fell back on to the volunteers who had already dedicated a tremendous amount of time putting the initial auction together.
Right now, a petition has been created, asking that eBay refund all listing fees associated with Robin's Relief Benefit Auction and to donate all final value fees.
Further, the petition requests that eBay apologize to Duirwaigh Studios (the host of the benefit auction), and the family of Robin Sullins, by donating to Robin's Relief Fund on www.RobinSullins.com.
Sullins has suffered greatly from this freak incident. Those who love and support her want to do all that they can to ease her suffering.
Read more about Robin's difficult journey here.
Read and sign the petition here.
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