Natalie Sheehan's Son-Danny's Fund

$86,519 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 792 people in 20 months
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David Salisbury
on behalf of Natalie Sheehan
 BOSTON, MA
Recently, Natalie Sheehan, our friend and colleague, received a difficult health diagnosis regarding her 4-year old son, Danny.

A weekend visit to the Emergency Room to alleviate Danny’s sporadic vomiting and terrible headaches resulted in news no parent wishes to hear – there was an abnormal mass on Danny’s brain that could be seen on the CT scan.

Transported to Boston Children’s Hospital, Danny immediately underwent surgery for hydrocephalus, swelling of the brain caused by what is now known to be Pineoblastoma, an aggressive and cancerous brain tumor.



A miracle since his birth, during which his twin brother, Joseph, passed, Danny is his family’s pride, joy, and heart.

A lover of Thomas the Tank Engine, Cars the Movie, Caillou, creating mischief, snuggling with Mommy, and The Patriots (Dadda’s favorite team), Danny’s immediate future holds for him an extensive surgery to attempt to remove the tumor from his brain and radiation and chemotherapy treatments.



No child should have to go through these trials and no family should have to see their child suffer. We keep Danny and the entire Sheehan and Shaw families in our thoughts and prayers.

Please help us raise the necessary funds to off-set the medical costs of Danny's care. Let’s give Danny his own miracle.
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Unfortunately, Danny's MRI scans of this weekend, when compared to his scans of 2 weeks ago, showed aggressive progression of the cancer as well as evidence of new locations within the brain and spine. The previously scheduled surgery to attempt to remove as much of the brain tumor as possible has been cancelled. These developments are less than optimal and have greatly saddened and scared Danny's family. Please pray for Danny as he and his family ready themselves for the next steps of chemotherapy and radiation to slow the cancer's growth.
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Aalana Feaster
20 months ago

Sending heartfelt prayers to you and your family during this very difficult time. I'm praying for a speedy recovery for little Danny!! Stay strong little buddy❤️❤️❤️

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Marcia Ford MacMurray
20 months ago

We are so sorry to hear the sad news..Hopefully, chemo and radiation will help him! We know how you all feel, as our son died from Melanoma..we always pray for new treatment so that maybe others can be helped! God bless Danny and family?. Love, Marcia & Peter MacMurray, California

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Elizabeth Flannery
17 months ago

Ellen is a dear friend and I'm sending love and prayers for Danny and his whole family

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Raised by 792 people in 20 months
Created February 2, 2017
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Michelle Trojano
10 months ago

Wishing Danny a happy, healthy holiday season that is as special as he is!!! Keeping you all close to our hearts today and always! Many blessings to your family!!!

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Anonymous
12 months ago
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Jay Mauro
14 months ago

F--- cancer. Thoughts and prayers with you guys as Danny beats down this cancer.

Aalana Feaster
20 months ago

Sending heartfelt prayers to you and your family during this very difficult time. I'm praying for a speedy recovery for little Danny!! Stay strong little buddy❤️❤️❤️

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Marcia Ford MacMurray
20 months ago

We are so sorry to hear the sad news..Hopefully, chemo and radiation will help him! We know how you all feel, as our son died from Melanoma..we always pray for new treatment so that maybe others can be helped! God bless Danny and family?. Love, Marcia & Peter MacMurray, California

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Elizabeth Flannery
17 months ago

Ellen is a dear friend and I'm sending love and prayers for Danny and his whole family

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