Zeq's Journey

$20,707 of $26k goal

Raised by 39 people in 43 months
Kristine-pj Caalim  VIRGINIA BEACH, VA
Zeq is a boy with EOE disease (he is allergic to food!) he travels almost every month for treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital .Zeq was on Metrotrexate (chemo) for inflammation & Sever eczema .

Zeq currently is participating in a clinical study for eczema at the National Insitute of Health in Washington DC.




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Update 4
Posted by Kristine Caalim
26 months ago
Zeq is THRIVING !!!!!!!

I am proud to say that the boy who once was 19 lbs at the age of two (had ZERO safe foods) is now at 33lbs.

Zeq was able to go to Disney world thanks to Make a Wish and is currently a student in a Virginia Beach elementry school .

Here is Zeq's current safe foods.

Beef
Pork
Salt
Pepper
Potatoes (all varieties)
All green leafy greens
Carrots
Onions
Corn
All berries
Grapes
Apples (all types)
Pears
Peaches
Pepsi
Cucumbers
Dum-dums
Smarties
Maple syrup
Sugar
Bok Choy
Cabbage

Zeq is about to try Deer for the first time and wheat . Since Wheat is a trigger food for the disease Zeq will need to be in a hospital setting in Baltimore ,Maryland to see if he is allergic to wheat .

Unfortunately our insurance does not cover travle expences ,The co-pays and facility fees are financially daunting .

We need $1,390 to be able to bring Zeq back to Baltimore ,Maryland twice this year . Our family's goal is to get Zeq healthy enough to not need his feeding tube anymore . We are very close to our goal of one day not needing a feeding tube .


Thank you for your continued support and especially the prayers .
Make A Wish -Disney World!
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Update 3
Posted by Kristine Caalim
41 months ago
Zeq's Surgery has been moved up due to gut inflammation . Please pray for him
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Update 2
Posted by Kristine Caalim
41 months ago
Thank You all who supported our family so far
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Update 1
Posted by Kristine Caalim
43 months ago
Zeq is doing great Zeq is due for another "Scope" in July . Hopefully after July Zeq may actually be able to eat Brown rice .
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$20,707 of $26k goal

Raised by 39 people in 43 months
Created April 29, 2013
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Anonymous
43 months ago
$10
Anonymous
43 months ago
$10
Anonymous
43 months ago
MR
$20
Maristella Roque
42 months ago

You are a very brave little boy.

JR
$20
Jay Rodriguez
38 months ago

Hello there Kristine, I would like to participate in Zeq's recovery. My name is Jay and I am related to the Robinsons (Chris & Kathy). So you know, I will spread the word at my work. More donations enroute. Good luck to you and Lil Zeq:) Sincerely, Jay Rodriguez

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Anonymous
37 months ago
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Anthony
43 months ago
$21
Anonymous
42 months ago
CD
$25
Chauntel Davis
21 months ago

God a Bless this little fella ❤️

$25
Marygail Mello
43 months ago

Anything for family - thanks for keeping us updated on his journey.

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