As many of you know, Chris Collars was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer and, more specifically, squamous cell carcinoma in September 2018.. This cancer has metastasized to his liver and to his spine. The treatment for this comes at a great cost to the family.  It started with treatment at the James Cancer Center with a "cocktail" of chemo and immunotherapy that held great hopes.  Unfortunately, this treatment  was not successful for Chris and the past few weeks his tribe of friends has been seeking clinical trials.  Now, it appears that clinical trials may not be his path.  Chris is now back at the James receiving chemo. 

We have set up this fundraiser to allow family and  friends to contribute to Chris’ care and help ease the burden on his family as they focus on the fight.  Many have helped and we are very grateful.  Yet now, more than ever, we are asking for additional support.  Any contribution is greatly appreciated.

Please help us get the word out and share Chris’s story on your social media accounts.  This is a very special man who has helped so many people.  Let's be there for him and his family.
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 30 mos
  • Bev Shaw 
    • $25 
    • 30 mos
  • Paul Kendrach 
    • $75 
    • 30 mos
  • Peter Noto 
    • $1,000 
    • 30 mos
  • Gretchen Hirsch 
    • $50 
    • 30 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Carolyn Butler 
Columbus, OH
Sharon Collaros 
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