Natalie Sheehan's Son-Danny's Fund

$80,714 of $75k goal

Raised by 731 people in 1 month
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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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Update 1
Posted by David Salisbury
1 month ago
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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
1 month 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
1 month 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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$80,714 of $75k goal

Raised by 731 people in 1 month
Created February 2, 2017
DS
David Salisbury  
on behalf of Natalie Sheehan
PF
$200
Patrick Foley
5 hours ago
KB
$50
Kate Blake
6 hours ago
HK
$500
Heather Keay
1 day ago

Sending healing!!!

TM
$25
Tricia Monahan
2 days ago
EG
$50
Erin Gorham
3 days ago
TB
$250
Tom and Leslie Burton
3 days ago
SD
$150
Stephen DeFusco
4 days ago

Praying for you little man

TW
$25
Theresa Weiand
4 days ago

Praying for your little boy.

PB
$50
Peter Biagetti
4 days ago
BK
$150
Brian Koslosky
5 days ago
Aalana Feaster
1 month 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
1 month 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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