Welcome to our CaringBridge website for Jacob Arnold. We are using this site to keep family and friends updated on Jacob's progress. The plan is for Jacob to have open heart surgery on Tuesday, June 2nd. He will have two valves replaced with mechanical ones. It will be a long recovery, but his doctor believes Jacob will feel so much better once healed. Please follow along here for updates as well as ways to help Jacob and his family. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. You can post messages to Jacob in the Well Wishes section. For those who would like to help with meals, but do not cook or are supporting from afar, financial contributions are greatly appreciated for take out meals and will help to ease the care taking load after surgery and through Jacob's recovery. Those contributions may be made through Venmo @gail-halleck-1. If you do not use Venmo, please message Gail's sister at email@example.com. For local folks who would rather cook, we will set up a meal request calendar found in the Planner section, once they are ready to receive them. Thank you for visiting. *PLEASE NOTE donations made through Caring Bridge in the Tributes section go to support this website, not directly to Jacob or his family. We are currently funded to support the website for the next 4 months and no further donations to Caring Bridge are needed at this time.