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Ayanna needs our help

$23,128 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 191 people in 10 months
Created January 29, 2018
Ayanna is one of the world's most beautiful and strong 19 year olds I've ever met. Just 2 weeks after turning 19, she has been diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer. Did I mention, she's only 19 years old?

She's been working extremely hard at her Grandfather's Dental office full time to be able pay for her college courses on her own. With Ayanna being only 19, and still living at home, any help the family can get is beyond appreciated. Ayanna also has baby brothers that are 5 and 6 year old.

A note from me (Jen)..
Ayanna's Mom, Deanne has been my best friend since High School. Deanne is my Son's Godmother. Deanne is one tough cookie, and not much can break her. But, this caused her to break. I was at the hospital when Ayanna was born. She's like a niece to me. I haven't cried as much Deanne and Ayanna have. But, I've cried a lot.

With tears in my eyes, I beg for your help for Ayanna, Deanne, Patrick, and family.

#TeamAyanna
#MiddleFingerToCancer
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Attention #teamayanna #fuckcancer #supporters:

We have a few things going on this evening.

We are preparing and awaiting the proper envelopes to send out these bad ass swag bracelets. Please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/ayanna-needs-our-help

Make a donation

And then email us your address of where you would like us to send you our fun swag... teamayanna99@yahoo.com

Your information will only be used to send you our promised swag and an acknowledgment of your love and support.

Please be patient as we are waiting on supplies..
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On to #2: Family Dental Care of Oak Park (Ayanna’s employer) has generously offered to match 50 % of all donations made between February 1-14. On February 7, FDC followed through with a partial donation from 2/1-2/7.... we just got word a few minutes ago that FDC will continue to match 50% of all donations made from 2/8-2/13.
Since National Love Day begins at midnight. FDC is matching all donations at 100% for any donations made from today, starting at 9:00pm and ends on February 14, 2018 at 11:59pm.

Times a ticking...
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And for the final finale: Crumbs Baking Company
Out of Mokena has offered and is participating in the #teamayanna #fuckcancer campaign, this is one of their finest and most genuine support campaigns... This will touch the hearts of many!

If you place an order of a dozen, #teamayanna cookies... by 2/14/2018, Terra (the owner) will include one free cookie in the order. Savings of: $3.50... These cookies you cannot resist!

Dozen (12) $36.00 extra one included if order placed by 2/14/2018

Half Dozen (6) $18.00

Individual (1) $3.50

Shipping cost is not included in the above referenced price. There will be an additional fee for shipping/handling...

All proceeds go to Ayanna’s medical care

Terra Comerford
(815) 325-5830
Call Now

crumbsbaking@rocketmail.com

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I’d love to send you one of these... please help my sister!
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A message from Ayanna’s employer:

Dear friends, family, colleagues, acquaintances, known and unknown:

We are very thankful as we have watched every donation come through GoFundMe on behalf of Ayanna (19) fight a battle with breast cancer.

On February 1, 2018, Family Dental Care of Oak Park agreed to match 50% of each donation made until February 14, 2018 @ 12:00am made to: https://www.gofundme.com/ayanna-needs-our-help

If we can hit $7000.00 in donations by Sunday, February 4, 2018 @ 12:00am FDCOOP will match 75% of each donation. The donation match will apply to 2/1/2018-2/4/2018 made to: https://www.gofundme.com/ayanna-needs-our-help

If we can hit $10,000.00 in donations by Sunday, February 4, 2018 @ 12:00am FDCOOP will match 100% of each donation. The donation match will apply to 2/1/2018-2/4/2018 made to: https://www.gofundme.com/ayanna-needs-our-help

Ayanna and her family are in need of support, love and any donation you can make.

The family appreciates you as much as We do as her employer!

#teamayanna #f*ckcancer

Sincerely,

James E Scapillato DDS
(Aka: doc)
Familydentalcareofoakpark.com
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Update from Deanne:

Today we had a visit to the oncologist. Unfortunately, the cancer is also in the lymph nodes.

If it wasn’t bad enough that at the age of 19 Ayanna will need a reconstructive double mastectomy, she now will also need chemotherapy. Until the MRI and PET scan is taken, that will determine if she will have chemo before or after surgery. We will find out next week.

Luckily, we will go through this process together and our heads will be shaved at the same time and wigs will be made for the intermittent times. I told Ayanna that it was time for a change anyway and to trust me when I say, I will look like no rockstar with my new do.... but, it’ll be great and I am ready when she is!

Ayanna took it very hard, she does not want to lose her hair, and cried pretty hard... luckily, we know ALOT of people who absolutely love makeup and hair. She is beautiful with or without it!

Next is the MRI/PET scan, genetic testing, meeting with the plastic surgeon and also the fertility doctor to preserve her eggs... that will be a conversation at a later date.

Today wasn’t a full rainy day, but it definitely could have been filled with a little more sunshine!

Every share of the GoFundMe account matters, Every kind words matters, every donation matters, if I can pull in a favors, it would be right now!

Please get the word out!

Fuck Cancer
#teamayanna

Deanne (aka: Ayannas mom)
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Raised by 191 people in 10 months
Created January 29, 2018
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