Cousin Malana's Health Crisis Fund

$1,881 of $9,799 goal

Raised by 27 people in 14 months
My cousin Malana has been caring for and helping others most of her life.  She is a compassionate healer, teacher, a mom, grandmom and a uniquely special person.  For the last 10 years she has been living in a small seaside community on the north coast of Honduras where she began a mother's project to help empower single mothers to earn money to support their children.  She created a nutrition program to help heal area children and her door became the place that wounded birds, sick puppies and grandmothers were brought for help. 

Three years ago her husband became disabled and wheelchair bound.  Malana became the sole caretaker and provider of the family.  However, now Malana has her own health crisis and needs our help! 


 Since September  Malana has had trouble breathing.  X-rays, CT scans, draining of her lung   and then a biopsy  revealed that she has Stage IV Adenocarcinoma in her lung.  It has metastasized.
In other words,  Stage IV Lung Cancer
The surgeons needed to remove 40% of her right lung, but were unsuccessful in getting all of the cancer. Her Pulmonologist in the Honduras wants her to go to
MD Anderson Cancer Treatment Centers in the United States for her cancer treatment because of the better technology and because there are no Oncologists in her area of the Honduras.  He feels that with this type of treatment Malana has a fighting chance to beat this. 

Malana still has no private insurance.  Her husband's medical bills, her recent surgery along with her inability to work during the past three years has left them just making ends meet.  
She has given so much to her family, friends and community.  

I am asking this community for help  so that she has the funds to fly to the United States to  get the life saving cancer and immune boosting treatments she needs,  and get this disease into remission.  She also needs funds for the other expenses involved in this treatment and her stay in the United States. 

Time is of the essence!  Any and all contributions are very gratefully accepted.  Thank you for helping and sharing this with others.   Let's help Malana so she can keep helping others with her talents and gifts!



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Hello all! We now have $1095 in the Go Fund Me account. Thanks for all of your help! I have some news to share, as Malana was en-route to Phoenix from Honduras earlier in the week, she had breathing complications and when she landed in Miami on the first leg of the flight, her airline made her go to the hospital in Miami. Her doctors there will not let her fly for at least 5 weeks. She has had 2 procedures to help her lungs, they have failed. She is now looking at some type of surgery to stabilize her breathing enough to begin her treatment for cancer. We would appreciate other donations, and sharing of her situation...Sending blessings to all of you, thank you!
Malana at her book signing ....
Malana at her book signing ....
Malana at her book signing ....
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Tomorrow Malana's friend from New York, Marya, who has been staying in Honduras since before Christmas to care for Malana and Ordin goes back home. We thank her and wish her a safe flight home. On Tuesday Malana departs for Phoenix where she'll be getting assessed and treated by the wonderful professionals at Banner MD Anderson near Phoenix. Thanks so much to family and friends for their prayers and many contributions which are making this trip possible for Malana to receive the treatments that she needs for her health. Please continue to share....We're at 10% of our goal. That means 90% to go.....Blessings to all!

Love-Cousin Debbie
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Thanks for all the continued contributions. Malana's friend Marya leaves Honduras on Sunday 1/8, and Malana leaves for Phoenix on Tuesday 1/10. We are still having transportation concerns from Phoenix to Gilbert while she is getting her treatment at the Cancer Treatment Center, especially if the treatments give her bad days.....Any ideas are greatly appreciated. We have now raised $995 in the Go Fund Me for Malana. Sending thanks and blessings to all, we are now 10% of the way to our goal....
Please continue to share this link, post on your social networks if possible, email the link to anyone you can think of who'd like to become one of Malana's Earth Angels. You can never have too many angels....
In Gratitude,
Cousin Debbie
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Here is a note from Malana/Marte:

My heart is full and I am very deeply moved as I read the messages and posts on the Go Fund Me link. My friends, family and soul sisters...I place my hands over my heart and read your names and notes of encouragement...thanking our Divine Creator for your presence in my life. Marte (Malana)
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$1,881 of $9,799 goal

Raised by 27 people in 14 months
Created December 28, 2016
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$60
Lore Raymond
13 months ago

Malana, This is a combined gift from my mom, Clare, and Liz, her BFF of 49 years. Mom said to tell you, "My prayers are streaming to you now." (Liz was with mo & me when I read about you in Miami on FB; we were visiting the St. Michael's Shrine in Tarpon Springs.) She knows what a special spirit you are in my life. She also saw the beautifully designed Honduran DreamCatcher that you made for my grandson Blake. And believe it or not we started stringing my birthday beads THE VERY DAY I read about you being in Miami. xo More healing hugs attached, Lore

RH
$150
Robert Haske
13 months ago

Sharon and I are Praying for you

$30
Anonymous
13 months ago
JC
$100
Judith Clements
13 months ago

Lovingly envisioning you surrounded and enfolded by the healing thoughts of all those whom you have supported with your kind and generous actions!!

LR
$101
Lore Raymond
13 months ago

What a joy to give back a tiny portion of the many unwrapped gifts, you dear Malana, have blessed me with over our 4+ years of friendship. My prayers will continue whooshing! their way to you wherever you are. Remeber, you are never alone. You and the angels have got this, siStar! Much love, Lore P.S. I added the $1.00 to the amount as this is a prosperity principle--it means your donation gifts here will increase to $102, to $103, to $104 and so on...as well as to me.

$20
Maureen Meshenberg
13 months ago

Sending healing and loving prayers to you dear Malana.

JP
$50
Janet Perillo
13 months ago

Blessings on you ... praying for healing.

$100
Anonymous
13 months ago
$50
Anonymous
13 months ago
$100
Patricia O'Neill
13 months ago

All good wishes Malana, praying for your strength to return for this challenge. Much Love

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