Ioana's Compassion Fund

Dear friends,

My good friend finally convinced me to ask for help in this way.
I was diagnosed with bone cancer, either osteosarcoma or Ewing sarcoma in my lower left leg on Aug 26, 2019, both very rare conditions that affect young people. I do not have a final diagnosis yet with stage, etc. because I have not yet had a biopsy.

But I know I caught this quite late. I am severely underweight at 90 lbs, my lymphatic system is visibly affected (I will spare you the details unless you want them), and my first symptoms actually started March 2018.

I'm on crutches and my mom is caring for me full-time, helping me with simple daily tasks. I am deeply blessed to have her.

So now I need to do my very best to apply every possible tool I have to save my life, so I can then truly live a life in service to others. My life is not just my life; I deeply wish to help others heal and transform their lives through what I have learned about holistic healing and wellness.

I am trying my best to implement alternative treatments to western medicine, which does not offer a cure, only treatments that may or may not save my life, but definitely come with unpleasant side effects.

Currently surviving on one income in a household of three, even loans that my parents have taken from family and friends are not enough if I am to have the best chance to recover.

I used to work full-time; I have not since June and stopped work completely since mid-August.

After extensive research on top of already extensive pre-existing knowledge my mom has accumulated, the cost of herbs alone for the amount I need to take in my condition are at least $1400 per month.

Even a simple visit to a naturopath, the cost for vitamins, etc. already add up to more than my family is currently able to afford.

This does not take into account any potential viable treatments available in other countries around the world, which would cost in the tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars.

And in my condition, every day counts.
Actually, this is true for each of us.

As I mentioned in my video above, I feel very uncomfortable asking for help in this way, but I am putting my ego aside because right now I really need all the help I can receive.

I have set a fundraising goal but at this point I really am not sure how much I will need. I will change this as I progress in my healing.

Regardless of whether you are able to or moved to donate or not, I thank you for your time (time is most precious) and love, and hope you enjoy and share my songs from the heart and soul.
Ioana's Tao Songs from the Heart and Soul YouTube Playlist

Ways you can help if you are moved to do so:
1. Send an interac e-transfer to my mom Carmen Badoi at [email redacted]
(to eliminate transaction fees) Please let us know your email or facebook so we can thank you!
2. Donate through this gofundme campaign
3. Share this campaign with others
(it goes a long way!)
4. Offer prayer(s)
(also very powerful and deeply appreciated!)

Thank you with all my heart,
Ioana Badoi

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Organizer

Ioana Love 
Organizer
North York, ON
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