One Last Chance For Danialle

$5,453 of $5,453 goal

Raised by 55 people in 31 months
Joanna Morones  TUCSON, AZ
For Danialle Cavanaugh

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Thank you family and friends for visiting this wonderful Go Fund Me account This account was made for my friend Danialle to have that one last opportunity of becoming a mother with the man she loves.

Here is their story....

Danialle and Oscar grew up together as next door neighbors for 22 years. As many childhood friends they had a bond like no other. Getting into trouble and causing their parents to grow gray hair too soon.

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In 2000, while in high school they finally took that step to become boyfriend and girlfriend and they never left each other's side from that day on. Just like every young couple they had dreams, achieved goals together and always supported one another. They even got a dog together in January 2002 named Bailey a Dogue de Bordeaux, this was their baby.

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After coming to the realization of his love Oscar knew that he wanted to be with Danialle forever so he proposed to her on her birthday, February 22, 2009 while on a ski trip to the White Mountains.

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While wedding plans and arrangements went underway for their dream destination wedding to Jamaica Oscar became ill. After visiting the emergency room for back and abdominal pain on three separate occasions with two different diagnoses's the one they got the third time changed their lives forever. What was thought to be back pain or a muscle strain was testicular cancer. He was diagnosed on May 12, 2011. After many test it was determined to be at stage 4, as it had spread to the abdomen and brain. Oscar needed aggressive treatment and surgery immediately. Knowing that they wanted to have children in the future they made the decision to collect "samples" for the future they had always planned on having. Oscar went to surgery as planned the next day. He did well; he was strong and was fighting to go on. It was determined that the tumor in the abdomen and lungs had not shrunk down enough. On May 31st, he began 10 weeks of chemotherapy. August 31st he began chemo at the Mayo Hospital and on September 6th, he had a stem cell transplant. Things were looking great and he was released from the hospital September 16th. On September 30th, right before being admitted for his second stem cell transplant, Bailey had to have emergency GDV surgery because his stomach had flipped. The surgery was successful and they headed back to the Mayo Hospital for the transplant. It went very well and he was discharged early, just in time to celebrate his 31st birthday and Halloween at home with family. On November 22nd Oscar underwent an 8 hour surgery where they removed 20 tumors in the lung and the massive tumor in the abdomen. The next day, Danialle walked in to ICU and he was smiling. He had such an infectious smile. In December, the setbacks started coming. He got pneumonia on the 6th and suffered a stroke right after Christmas caused by a bleed in the brain. Oscars had partial paralysis of his left side but continued to fight. He did rehab and was able to walk again with a cane. Well things were looking up. He was discharged from the hospital on February 6th in remission and walked out of there on his own! But on February 10th, their dog Bailey now 10 years old got ill and died suddenly of a brain aneurysm. They were heartbroken. The heartache continued. They returned to the Mayo Hospital at the beginning of March to find that the cancer had returned. It was attacking the lungs and he had swelling in the brain. The plan was to start aggressive chemo. On March 10th a month after Bailey's passing Oscar lost the battle. Danialle was holding him in the hospital bed while he passed. Both of their parents and 2 of his brothers were present at that time. And through this all Danialle never left his side. She had slept in the hospital bed with him most nights during all of his treatments he had went through. They never got the chance to exchange wedding vows, have children or do all those forever moments they dreamt about for the past 12 years that they were together. And if things couldn't get any worse on February 11th 2013 Danialle suffered another loss, the passing of her father. As heart breaking as all of this is Danialle still is trying to make hers and Oscar's dreams come true. With all the heart ache she endures she is still determined to have that family. That same year Danialle went through a fertility doctor, there were only 8 vials of Oscar's "samples" but after three failed heartbreaking attempts to get pregnant through intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) these three failed attempts have used 6 of those 8 vials. With one last hope for the last 2 vials in-vitro is her final and only option. This is where I need all of your help. Danialle has never asked for help financially from anyone with her situation. She is too proud. She will work over time non-stop if she has to. As beautiful and strong willed as she is she has captured our hearts with her determination, hope and strength. I ask that you please help us give her that support that she needs financially to make this dream come true without the struggle of having to do it on her own. If anyone deserves the chance to have a family with the one they love the most, it's her.
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Update 5
Posted by Joanna Morones
25 months ago
As we get closer to the end of the year so does our timeline when Danialle wanted to start the process of making hers and Oscars dream a possibility..We still have some time left and want to get as close as possible to the goal mark! Please if you're able, donate and share this post... Help make this dream a possibility. THANK YOU to all who've donated already... We truly appreciate it!
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Update 4
Posted by Joanna Morones
29 months ago
We're a little over $5,000... Amazing! Please continue to help support this wonderful go fund me account for my beautiful friend and her promise she made to her late fiance Oscar.. Please donate if able and definitely share this post!
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Update 3
Posted by Joanna Morones
31 months ago
Don't miss channel News4 @ 10pm TONIGHT!
You'll hear all about the amazing fundraising event that takes place this Saturday Mother's Day weekend to help Danialle's Go Fund Me account in efforts of making hers and Oscars one dream become a possible reality. 100% of the proceeds will go to her Go Fund me account. Bring your Mothers, Sisters, Aunts and Friends to get a facial and try the wonderful Mary Kay products they have to offer. This is a perfect opportunity to get your Mother's Day gifts while helping Danialle with the opportunity of one day maybe becoming one! You can also order online just mention the fundraiser when you order through www.marykay.com/nmarquez2881
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Update 2
Posted by Joanna Morones
31 months ago
WOW! Over $2,000 raised so far! This is a beautiful thing without a doubt! And with all that beauty please come join us for this wonderful fundraising event by Mary Kay for Danialle! 100% of the proceeds with go to Danialle's Go Fund Me Account in support for her IVF procedure. Tell your family and friends because this is truly amazing!
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$5,453 of $5,453 goal

Raised by 55 people in 31 months
Created May 01, 2014
EC
$20
Elise Chad
25 months ago
DM
$40
Deb Malidore
25 months ago

I'm prayin' to Jesus! Let there be a baby! (Or 2?)

$100
Anonymous
29 months ago
G
$25
Gita
29 months ago

Best of luck, Danielle!

GM
$100
Gloria Mendoza
30 months ago

May God always be with you and grants your heart desires and I will keep you in my prayers. I am also thankful that I had the Rios family as neighbors, since they offered me their friendship and support to me and my family

PD
$100
Pamela Dancil
31 months ago

Danialle, I would love nothing more than for this dream of yours to come true. You, Oscar and your whole family will always hold a special place in my heart! Truly wishing this can happen for you. Lots of love, Pamela & Stella

VC
$250
Valerie Cavanaugh
31 months ago
KC
$100
Kelley Cayton
31 months ago

go little zygote go!

CA
$1,000
Capital Alliance
31 months ago

Much love and hope to Danialle and all the Rios Family. Rios family has always been an inspiration for me. Mark Mendoza and Capital Alliance.

BF
$50
Barrios Family
31 months ago

with lots of love - Stephanie, Usiel and the boys

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