Rocco's Race To Recovery

$10,524 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 160 people in 53 months


I am Terriann Kava, the aunt of Rocco Joseph Lanzer.  Rocco is the only child of Maria and Michael Lanzer from the Maspeth area of Queens, New York.  Rocco was a healthy fun-loving 8 year old boy who loves wrestling, Tae Kwon Do, bowling, and having play dates with his friends.  On January 31st 2015 his whole world was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with acute T cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  Rocco is currently undergoing aggressive chemotherapy at Cohen's Childrens Medical Center for four weeks.  His parents are by his side 24/7 and spend every waking moment caring for Rocco.
        Rocco's condidition is very severe.  He is no longer able to do simple everyday things which we often take for granted.  Rocco no longer has the ability to go to school, play with his friends, or even go to family functions due to the fact that his immune system is completely vulnerable because of the chemotherapy treatment.
        Rocco and his family are committed to doing everything possible throughout  this long and difficult journey.  The doctors are estimating a minimum treatment time of 3 years.  Having a single income household and due to the fact Rocco needs constant care makes it even more difficult to make ends meet.  Medical cost alone are astronomical and factoring in the cost of living for a family of three shows how desperate the Lanzers' situation is.
           The family urgently needs all the help and support we can possibly give them to deal with this unbearable burden.  Any donation would be greatly appreciated by Rocco and his family.  Every donation will be of great significance to the Lanzer family.  Thank you for taking the time to learn a little bit about our Rocco and our family and may God bless you all.
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Rocco wants to Thank each and everyone of you for being so generous and keeping him in your prayers. We are all genuinely so Thankful to each and everyone of you this means so much more than you know. We are so glad Rocco is out of the hospital and able to spend Easter at home.
Rocco Coloring Easter Eggs
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Craig Forbes
53 months ago

Get well buddy. I hope this is the cure you seek. http://youtu.be/e8SvBAjXGyQ

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Charlene Stubbs
53 months ago

We are all praying for Rocco's speedy recovery.

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Terriann Urgo Kava
53 months ago

On behalf of my Sister Maria and Mike and myself we want to Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for your generous donations and all the Love you are showing for our Rocco Joseph May God Bless You and your families always Xoxoxoxo

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$10,524 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 160 people in 53 months
Created February 18, 2015
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32 months ago
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$50
Jeanine Kober
38 months ago
$50
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40 months ago
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$54
GAZER RAFULOWITZ
41 months ago
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$15
Anna La Rocca
44 months ago

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers, Rocco!

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Frank ODell
44 months ago
ME
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Mychel Edelson
45 months ago

Wish you success in your fight

PR
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Paige Rzempoluch
46 months ago
TL
$30
Tricia Limjoco
46 months ago

My prayers are with you and your family.

$100
Anonymous
47 months ago
Craig Forbes
53 months ago

Get well buddy. I hope this is the cure you seek. http://youtu.be/e8SvBAjXGyQ

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Charlene Stubbs
53 months ago

We are all praying for Rocco's speedy recovery.

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Terriann Urgo Kava
53 months ago

On behalf of my Sister Maria and Mike and myself we want to Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for your generous donations and all the Love you are showing for our Rocco Joseph May God Bless You and your families always Xoxoxoxo

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