Brennan Lester Faith for Brennan

First post: Feb 5, 2016 Latest post: May 7, 2016
Brennan Lester was involved in a major automobile accident on Sunday, January 31, 2016.  He is currently being treated at University of Maryland Medical Center for multiple injuries, including traumatic brain injury. Stay up to date on his recovery and express your support here on his CaringBridge webpage.  

PLEASE DONATE AT ( TO HELP WITH BRENNAN'S MEDICAL BILLS!  His family is already worried sick... They shouldn't have to worry about how they'll afford Brennan's recovery.  Any and all donations are appreciated.  NOTE THAT CONTRIBUTIONS MADE THROUGH THE "TRIBUTES" SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE BENEFIT THE THE CARING BRIDGE COMPANY, NOT BRENNAN OR HIS FAMILY.

Please read the FAQ below for more essential information about this CaringBridge account.

What purpose does this account serve? 

This account is intended to serve simultaneously as diary, progress report, fundraising tool, support group, guestbook, and task coordinator.  This website is where you can find real-time updates on Brennan's condition.  Progress reports (and prayer requests!!!) will be passed on verbatim from Brennan's family.  Please feel free to express your support and love through the "Guestbook" section of this site.  The "Planner" section is for coordinating assistance his family may need in this difficult time.  As a registered user on this website you may also send a private message with any questions and thoughts related to Brennan.

When Brennan wakes from his coma, this website may help him understand what has happened to him.  The love and support expressed on this website may boost his spirits during recovery.

You said this account serves as a fundraising tool.  How does that work?

You can help with Brennan's medical bills by donating at    Through the GoFundMe account, you can donate funds towards Brennan's medical expenses.  Money donated through the "Tributes" section of the CaringBridge account does not go towards Brennan's expenses.  Money donated through the "Tributes" section goes instead to CaringBridge as an organization. So if you want to directly help Brennan and his family, please donate through his GoFundMe page.

If I send a private message, who am I actually communicating with?

I, Audrey Sellers, am managing this website on behalf of Brennan's parents.  I'm one of his friends.  The purpose behind this delegation of responsibility is to lighten the load on Brennan's family.  His parents, Laurie and Pat Lester, have access to this website; they can edit and post as they see fit.  But for the time being I'll be posting direct reports from his family on this website.  In turn, I'll pass on to them any questions or thoughts you may have for them.   Please feel free to message me directly at And, of course, I'll treat any private messages with discretion unless specific permission is given to share.

Thank you for supporting Brennan!

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