Daniel's Fight-Pancreatic cancer

My name is Jessica Hartnett and I am trying my best to raise money for my grandpa who was diagnosed with stage 3 pancreatic cancer in 2016. He had to have whipple surgery, which is a major surgical operation involving the removal of the head of the pancreas, the duodenum, the proximal jejunum, gallbladder, and part of the stomach. After that surgery he had to have chemo and radiation, because of the effects he has been in and out of the hospital since then. He went from a healthy man weighing about 160 pounds at 6 foot, to as of just a week ago being 106 pounds. My grandpa means the world to me, not only is he my grandpa but he is also my father figure as mine was not involved in my life. He is the most loving and giving man I have ever known, and would do anything for his family and his community. I am reaching out because the medical bills have been piling up and both my grandparents are retired and only have supplemental medicaid to help them. They are hurting finnacially. The medication my grandpa needs to stay alive as well as get the nutrients he needs from his food in order to gain weight is not covered at all. It's 680 dollars a month and that's just one medication he needs in order to try and gain weight. He needs countless other medications and by the end of this year they will owe well over 4000 dollars to cover just some of the hospital bills. The only income they have is from social security and pension and it is never going to cover their medical bills as they have to cover the bills at home as well. Anything you could give would be extremely helpful.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Jessica Hartnett 
Oak Forest, IL
Linda Larson 
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