John Stabb "Boycott" Cancer Fund

$55,667 of $100k goal

Raised by 860 people in 13 months
Kevin Young
on behalf of Mina Devadas
 ASHBURN, VA
John Stabb "Boycott" Cancer Fund.

Most people know John as the legendary singer for the Punk Rock Band, Government Issue, from Washington DC.

On Wednesday, January 20th, after feeling nauseous
the night before/contemplating cancelling his History Repeated show,  John Stabb went to the ER having severe pain in his stomach.   He was released from the hospital two days later.   After a week at home, John went back to the ER on Friday January 29th for an emergency operation.  

After a week of recovery in the hospital, on Saturday February 6th,  John was diagnosed with malignant stomach cancer in addition to having two intestinal tumors removed through his surgery the week before.

John's soul mate, Mina, has been by his side day and night (with short trips home to take care of their pets and to wash clothes).  

Mina's boss has been incredibly supportive to allow Mina the time off from work in order to take care of John during this critical time and to help him through the stages of cancer treatment.   However, there is a financial toll that John and Mina face of unpaid leave of absence from their jobs under the FMLA.  

In order to assist John and Mina during this journey, this fund has been set up to assist in life expenses while John heals and goes through his cancer treatment.

I am setting this fund up for Mina and John.   Mina was not sure how this works and I wanted to do something to relieve her of the financial worries on top of all of the emotional worries she is going through.   They will have sole access to these funds to help pay for their living expenses during this tramatic time.   Additionally, funds will be used to assist in John's cancer treatment and healing expenses.  Mina is focusing on taking care of John and when she is able to update, she will.   Please follow her and her posts on Facebook.

I know both John and Mina thank all of you for your consideration for any amount of help you can provide.   Most of all, they thank you for your love and support.

Kevin Young
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Update 12
Posted by Kevin Young
10 months ago
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I will try to give a full update this weekend. By now, most people know that John found his eternal peace this past Saturday, May 7th at 7:43 PM. I changed the goal of this crowd fund raiser because I didn't want there to be a perception that a goal of 50K met all the needs. Unfortunately it doesn't come close. Even with this new goal of 100K, it doesn't come close to the total financial cost this horrific disease called Cancer has caused. John so bravely fought against cancer until the very end. If anyone feels compelled to help relieve some of the financial burden, all donations (large or small) are appreciated and mean so much.
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Update 11
Posted by Kevin Young
11 months ago
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Sorry for the lack of updates. There is a lot that has happened since the last update. John and Mina celebrate their love by offering their lives and souls to each other in marriage. John has been back in the hospital for over two weeks to undergo more chemotherapy. There are good days and bad days and they are taking each day one step at a time. They feel everyone's love and they want to thank each and everyone one of you that have donated and have left messages and anyone that has just put out positive energy directed towards them. Please continue to keep John in your thoughts and prayers. His journey to wellness really has just begun and even though he might have a long ways to go, he's a fighter and is not giving up.

Here are some updates from Mina:

Today, we received the GI skateboard that was signed by GBH and auctioned off by William to help support John. Kathy made the winning bid and sent it to us as a wedding gift. Your card and gift touched us so much, Kathy! Love you!

John's hair started falling out in clumps on the third day of chemo. "Take it off." And, we did it together.
Love goes to the limit.

John received a wonderful teddy bear from none other than the biggest "baddest" bear out there - Pete Moffett

and from today: CAUTION: LIVE WIRE
As we near the completion of John's final course of chemo and whatever truth it has to reveal, our resolve could not be any stronger or clearer than it is this morning. He is not ready to lay down. Today, I will be standing up and fighting for him to be able to receive immunotherapy in the hospital if the chemo doesn't work, a treatment not offered there but available to us through other means. Receiving all power you have to send. It begins now.
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Update 10
Posted by Kevin Young
12 months ago
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Dear Hearts: Here's your Tuesday feel-good moment! We've been sprung from juvie! Bounding for home, sweet home! -- We'll try to stay out of trouble and make it last this time - Love John and Mina
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Update 9
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12 months ago
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Dear Hearts: We've returned to the hospital for a few days to deal with another intestinal obstruction causing John nonstop vomiting at home and our return to Holy Cross yesterday. Calling on all power and healing energies you can spare for us to meet this latest challenge. Love, Mina and JS
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Hello I am ShaWanda Manuel-Braham, Programs Coordinator at Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer. I am very sorry to hear about John's diagnosis. You may be interested in registering for our FREE Patient Resource Education Program. We will send you more information and match you with a mentor. Our mentors are stomach cancer survivors or caregivers who can offer advice, tips, and be a source of support for you. Please follow the link to complete our online Resource Inquiry Form. You may also find it helpful to make full use of the resources we offer on our website. Some of the resources can be found at these links: Resources and Related Links - https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/resources-related-links Lecture Library https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/lecture-library Blog https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/blog Stomach Cancer 101 Information - https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/stomach-cancer-101 Clinical Trials https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/clinical-trials VERY IMPORTANT - FREE Stomach Cancer Education Symposium Webcast taking place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 9am - 3pm. Please make sure to register for this Symposium at http://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/chicago-symposium and to pass this information on to your family, friends and health care professionals. (see attached) Wishing you and John all the best!

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Angie Mccravy
13 months ago
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WE ALL LOVE YOU BUDDY DETROIT HAS YOUR BACK

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Keif Davies
13 months ago
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Hulda Clark "cure for cancer pdf". Look it up. Could save your life! Free book download. The cure: Blackwalnut hull Wormwood Clove Theres a drip form or a pill form. Cancer is a parasite. Use the 3 ingredients for 2 days and Fluke Parasite is killed. 21 days after to heal any tomors. Hulda Clark, look her up. She also has a book "cure for all deseases pdf"

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Sean McVeigh
10 months ago

I was promised, when I donated, that John would be made immortal. I am very disappointed and I will miss him.

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Chris Nascimento
13 months ago

Cancer sucks. I know. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

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Kevin O'Brien
13 months ago

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$55,667 of $100k goal

Raised by 860 people in 13 months
Created February 8, 2016
Kevin Young  
on behalf of Mina Devadas
$50
Sarah Boardman-Miller
1 month ago
$44
Phil Venable
1 month ago
$10
Chris Susto
2 months ago
$25
Anonymous
3 months ago(Monthly Donation)
$25
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Peter Borten
5 months ago

Government Issue and Bullet Lavolta at The Rat in Boston was the first hardcore show I went to. Years later I'm listening to Government Issue on Spotify on my phone! Never met John Stabb but his music enriched my life. I'm sorry for your loss. Go take yourself out for a good meal.

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matt fitzhugh
6 months ago

I personally do not know john stabb. I do know his music and that alone has brought me great joy. He will not be forgotten.

Ddf Stomach
13 months ago
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Hello I am ShaWanda Manuel-Braham, Programs Coordinator at Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer. I am very sorry to hear about John's diagnosis. You may be interested in registering for our FREE Patient Resource Education Program. We will send you more information and match you with a mentor. Our mentors are stomach cancer survivors or caregivers who can offer advice, tips, and be a source of support for you. Please follow the link to complete our online Resource Inquiry Form. You may also find it helpful to make full use of the resources we offer on our website. Some of the resources can be found at these links: Resources and Related Links - https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/resources-related-links Lecture Library https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/lecture-library Blog https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/blog Stomach Cancer 101 Information - https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/stomach-cancer-101 Clinical Trials https://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/clinical-trials VERY IMPORTANT - FREE Stomach Cancer Education Symposium Webcast taking place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 9am - 3pm. Please make sure to register for this Symposium at http://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/chicago-symposium and to pass this information on to your family, friends and health care professionals. (see attached) Wishing you and John all the best!

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Angie Mccravy
13 months ago
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WE ALL LOVE YOU BUDDY DETROIT HAS YOUR BACK

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Keif Davies
13 months ago
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Hulda Clark "cure for cancer pdf". Look it up. Could save your life! Free book download. The cure: Blackwalnut hull Wormwood Clove Theres a drip form or a pill form. Cancer is a parasite. Use the 3 ingredients for 2 days and Fluke Parasite is killed. 21 days after to heal any tomors. Hulda Clark, look her up. She also has a book "cure for all deseases pdf"

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Sean McVeigh
10 months ago

I was promised, when I donated, that John would be made immortal. I am very disappointed and I will miss him.

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Chris Nascimento
13 months ago

Cancer sucks. I know. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

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Kevin O'Brien
13 months ago

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