Help Ashley Fight Cancer

$15,155 of $21,000 goal

Raised by 307 people in 24 months
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Patti Amstrup
on behalf of Ashley Kostiuk
 MINNEAPOLIS, MN
My 31 year old niece Ashley found a lump in June of 2016 while breastfeeding her son.  The lump was stage 1 triple positive, an agressive form of breast cancer. (pictured below is Ashley, crying, breastfeeding her baby for the last time before starting chemotherapy.)  
As of May, Ashley has finished chemotherapy, and had a double masectomy. She now needs a number of surgeries, and has 4-6 weeks of radiation ahead. 
Even with the toll that breast cancer has had on her time away from her two beautiful babies, her little family is stronger than ever!  A while ago, I asked Ashley how they were doing financially, and offered to set up a gofundme page.  She declined and said that she didn't feel comfortable asking for help. Ashley recently called and said that, although their friends and family have done so much, and they do not like having to ask for assistance, they could really use some financial help.

Having the financial burden lifted would be one thing she doesn't have to worry about and can spend time with her husband and babies.
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Kristy Kemp
24 months ago

Hello! I'm the owner of "Breastfeeding Mama Talk" someone shared your story with me and I just had to share it. I hope you get all the help and support you need. Stay strong ! ♥

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Ashley Mcclanahan
24 months ago
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I don't have any money to give or I would but I just want you to know I'm praying for you.

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Bridgit Amstrup
24 months ago
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Ashley and Jared - the donation cited in my name is made on behalf of the best work-family a girl can ask for: my family at Sonic Drive-in Headquarters. Wonderful people came together to help donate to your fund. Along with the assistance, they pass along prayers, healing wishes, and long distance hugs. We love you!

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$15,155 of $21,000 goal

Raised by 307 people in 24 months
Created May 9, 2017
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$20
Gail Luce
3 months ago
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AF
$200
Alison Fischbach
10 months ago
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Praying for you!! Sending love!

CC
$20
Carys Clark
12 months ago
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TN
$10
Tanya Ng
12 months ago
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1
$20
Amberley O'Brien
12 months ago
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As a breastfeeding mom, your photos moved me to tears. Fight hard momma!

CB
$10
Cortney Butler
13 months ago
1
1
MG
$20
Mary Gadd
13 months ago
1
1
DH
$50
Debbie Harper
17 months ago
1
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Praying for you and your family

CH
$150
Colleen Huston
17 months ago
1
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LF
$25
Lisa Foy
17 months ago
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Ashley, I read your story in O magazine. I breastfed my 2 children, who are now young adults. Your story brought tears to my eyes. Breastfeeding moms support each other. Big hug to you.

Kristy Kemp
24 months ago

Hello! I'm the owner of "Breastfeeding Mama Talk" someone shared your story with me and I just had to share it. I hope you get all the help and support you need. Stay strong ! ♥

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Ashley Mcclanahan
24 months ago
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4

I don't have any money to give or I would but I just want you to know I'm praying for you.

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Bridgit Amstrup
24 months ago
2
2

Ashley and Jared - the donation cited in my name is made on behalf of the best work-family a girl can ask for: my family at Sonic Drive-in Headquarters. Wonderful people came together to help donate to your fund. Along with the assistance, they pass along prayers, healing wishes, and long distance hugs. We love you!

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