Gilman Ray's Cancer Support Fund

We are reaching out and asking for support for our dear father that was just diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer. As we all know cancer does not discriminate, and 2 months ago I sat in the room as the doctor gave us the news we were all very unprepared to hear. My father went to see the doctor because was experiencing a significant amount of pain in his chest. His diagnoses was an extremely large tumor on his left lung that was causing the pain. Unfortunately the tumor was cancerous and had already progressed into stage 4 and spread throughout his lymphatic system. This type of cancer is very aggressive and incurable. There is treatment through radiation and chemotherapy to help prolong his life, but this leads to many months of pain and agony. Since his initial diagnosis, he has suffered some severe complications. His left lung collapsed and he had a large amount of fluid around his heart. At this point surgery was necessary in which they put a drainage tube into his heart as well as into his lung both of which are continuously filling up with fluid. Our father will no longer be able to work which really puts him in a financial bind. The hospital is going to release him in a few days and he will be completely on his own. With his inability to work he cannot support himself. We have applied for all state programs but have yet to see any kind of progress. He is still having to pay out of pocket for his prescriptions that are very costly. I am starting this fund in order to help our father get by and live the life he has left without having to worry about how is going to survive from day to day. Any help is greatly appreciated. We do not like having to resort to these measures or having to ask for help but in light of the situation we have to do something. If you cannot afford to donate please just say a prayer for our father. We cant thank you enough.

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 47 mos
  • Amanda & Michael Cyr 
    • $50 
    • 47 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
  • Jimmy Dennis 
    • $50 
    • 47 mos
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Organizer

Jessica Lynn Ray- Quattlebaum 
Organizer
Dearing, GA
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