CF WARRIOR FOUNDATION

$3,090 of $10k goal

Raised by 50 people in 14 months
Gavino Ashley Alanis Jacobs  COLFAX, IA
You fight I fight has always been what i have told my beautiful wife Ashley Nicole Jacobs while she fights against a terminal disease know as Cystic Fibrosis, she is the love of my life. We have three beautiful children Dylan(11yrs) Drake(7yrs) and Londyn(5yrs) they are the light of her life and the reason she fights so hard for her life. My name is Gavino Alanis Jr i am the proud step father and father of these wonderful children and the luckest man in the world Ashleys husband. It is rare to find the love that we have for each other I am truly blessed to call them  my family.

I am asking for your help to raise funds and awareness for Ashley's family in dire need of a lung transplant due to CF. My wife suffers from a disease know as CYSTIC FIBROSIS. Cystic fibrosis is a terminal lung disease  and so far the only chance at a normal life is to have a lung transplant as there are no cures currently available for Cystic Fibrosis.  It will be very financially taxing as we will have to stay in a hotel for 30 or more days so we can be close enough to the University of Iowa Hospital for our daily appointments as well as care for our children at home. All the funds raised will go to assist us through this troubling time, and as we come through this on the otherside we will continue to assist other familys at the University of Iowa Hospital through the CF WARRIOR  foundation.
We have been on the transplant list since Jan 4th, we could receive the phone call at any moment and we will need to leave immediately for Iowa City to prep for our lung transplant. This is a scary time for my family and I It would mean the world to us and we would be so grateful for all of your help.  Please keep us in your prayers in our time of need.

I want to thank any of you who assit my family and I through these hard times in adavance. From our family to yours thank you all for taking the time to help my family in our time of need. Now lets make the CF WARRIOR FOUNDATION go world wide and help save some lives, Starting with this beautiful women known not only as a Mother but a Wife and a true friend to many Ashely Jacobs. #YOUFIGHTIFIGHT
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Update 8
Posted by Gavino Alanis
12 months ago
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Wanted to take a second and let every buddy who has been following us and supporting us that Ashley did receive her lung transplant and everything has been going well. We ask for you all to continue your prayers for we are not out of the hot water yet there is always that fear of rejection. Like I said things are going beautifuly she has been doing amazing. so thank every single one of you for showing love and support for this true warrior.
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Update 7
Posted by Gavino Alanis
13 months ago
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Good morning family and friends it's Thursday March 31st. Unfortunately I got put back in the hospital yesterday afternoon. I'm really upset because for one I hate coming in here to begin with because I miss my family so much at home and I also miss out on so much activities with eveyone. I do have to say I am thankful for being able to be home for Easter our turn out was awesome and we got to take alot of pictures. My favorite picture is our big family picture outside wearing our CF WARRIOR tshirts. We do have those in if anybody is interested in buying one they turned out pretty cool. Next week we will have neon green ones. You can email at galanisjr83@yahoo.com and the shirts are 1 for 20 or 2 for 30! Well as far as tonight went in the hospital I have spiked blood sugars which is new for me so that's pretty scary but I have really good doctors so I know they will get to the bottom of it but they did start me on insulin late last night . My white blood cell count is 30,000 so it's really really high they started my IV antibiotics immediately. I also been given steroids in my IV I have alot of wheezing going on and thick mucus I can get up I just keep coughing and coughing it's so frustrating. Cystic Fibrosis is such a hard disease to deal with expecially at those end stages and waiting for that transplant. Well I need to lay down for a little bit. You all have a wonderful day today!
This was our Easter Picture with our family
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Update 6
Posted by Gavino Alanis
13 months ago
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Good morning friends and family its Monday March 21st and I am feeling a little sleepy this morning. Well my weekend was decent. I was able to get out yesterday and see my mom. We had a great visit Londyn got to make cookies with grandma and we watched a movie. Lastnight I had a hard time sleeping I was tossing and turning most of the night. Around 4 oclock I was up roaming the house. I keep having these dreams the last few night I'm not for sure exactly what they mean but I'm already scared to have this double lung transplant surgery done. My biggest fear is going under. I have 2 blood clots one in my neck and one in my arm so I am on Lovanox shots for my blood thinner that also scares me being put under I worry about bleeding out. They have changed my thinner already once due to worries of that. I just pray and pray everything goes OK come time. When it is all over it will be amazing I cant remember the last time I was able to breathe easy but lord knows I am so ready to. I just want to chase my kids in the front yard and ride bikes with them. I have doctors app coming up this week in Iowa City with my CF doctors and I also have PFT's wish me luck :) Thank you all you for your support, prayers, and donations. They all help and are greatly appreciated. Have a great day!
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Update 5
Posted by Gavino Alanis
13 months ago
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Good aftearnoon friends and family, it is Friday the 18th the last couple days have been ok. I felt well enough that Gavino and I were able to get the kids dressed up in their st pattys day clothes and take the kids to go see Zootopia in 3D lastnight at the new theatre in Altoona they had a great time. It was late by the time we got home so I was extremely tired and wore out and ready for bed so were the kids. This morning I woke up running a low grade fever and not feeling the greatest. Londyn woke up this morning was vomiting hopefully it is just a tiny bug that her and I can shake off. I'm definitely not ready to be readmitted into the hospital. Lets just hope for the best for the next couple days. Thank you for following my updates and keeping our family in prayer love you all and so thankful!
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Charli Nichols
14 months ago

This is a Wonderful Family, fighting a Vicious & Very Cruel disease... it has been ravaging their lives for over 10+ years! They have three sweet children who deal bravely everyday to help their Mommy & support her as much as they can, something they should never have to deal with as young kids...Ashley has been in & out of Hospitals most of her young life, many times they have been so very close to losing her, it's heartbreaking! Needless to say, her situation battling this Horrible Life Stealing Disease, has been an Enormous Financial Burden... SO PLEASE, Donate ANY amount that you can today, they ALL add up to help for Ashley & her Family! NOTICE: These R Real PEOPLE, NOT a Joke or a Scam. They are Lifetime Iowans, like U & Me, a Good responsible hardworking caring family. All they want is a normal, simple life with their children and loved ones... JUST LIKE US! And couldn't we ALL use a little help from each other now & then when tough times threaten ourselves & our family so Devastatingly??? THANK U SO MUCH for SUPPORTING ASHLEY!!!

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$3,090 of $10k goal

Raised by 50 people in 14 months
Created February 19, 2016
Gavino Ashley Alanis Jacobs  
TR
$25
Tracy robbins
12 months ago
GM
$25
gene maahs
12 months ago

God's blessing

$25
Nichole Warrick
12 months ago
JB
$50
Jeremy Butteris
12 months ago
GM
$20
Grant McMahon
12 months ago
MH
$100
Malinda Hostetter
12 months ago
$25
Anonymous
12 months ago
TK
$25
Todd Kenyon
13 months ago
$50
Jillian Fanning
13 months ago

Hi Ashley! You are such a brave girl :) I'm thinking about you and your sweet family-- can't wait to see you better ♡

DW
$25
Denise Williams
13 months ago
Charli Nichols
14 months ago

This is a Wonderful Family, fighting a Vicious & Very Cruel disease... it has been ravaging their lives for over 10+ years! They have three sweet children who deal bravely everyday to help their Mommy & support her as much as they can, something they should never have to deal with as young kids...Ashley has been in & out of Hospitals most of her young life, many times they have been so very close to losing her, it's heartbreaking! Needless to say, her situation battling this Horrible Life Stealing Disease, has been an Enormous Financial Burden... SO PLEASE, Donate ANY amount that you can today, they ALL add up to help for Ashley & her Family! NOTICE: These R Real PEOPLE, NOT a Joke or a Scam. They are Lifetime Iowans, like U & Me, a Good responsible hardworking caring family. All they want is a normal, simple life with their children and loved ones... JUST LIKE US! And couldn't we ALL use a little help from each other now & then when tough times threaten ourselves & our family so Devastatingly??? THANK U SO MUCH for SUPPORTING ASHLEY!!!

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