Dr. D Brain Cancer support fund

Created by friends on behalf of Dr. Denise Kessler 5-7-2014.

Please help support Dr. D (Denise Kessler - Acupuncture Physician) as she fights to overcome Brain cancer. Since January 2014, she has been on a rollercoaster of challenges. Beyond the physiological lies the burden of financial responsibilities while trying to maintain emotional and mental balance.


It came to be known & diagnosed after months of numbness and partial loss of motor skills in her arm & hand. Dr. D was informed that there was an oval growth on the left side of her mid brain. Cancer.

She is in the heat of the battle undergoing bi-weekly chemotherapy treatments at Moffit Cancer Center. As anyone can imagine, as a sole provider for her livelihood the stress is high which doesn't heed restoration and healing. The strength she needs to sustain treatment should not be compromised by financial needs.

As of July 2014 her medical had risen to over 200.000.00

$2,275.00 is required to maintain monthly basic life necessities. Her projected treatment time and ability to return to work is estimated to be AT LEAST a Year = Total goal of 27,300.00 (see list below)


After speaking with her very devoted friend Deanna about the burdens that were weighing heavy on Dr.D. we determined that reaching out to the hundreds of individuals that Dr. D has helped heal their own ailments, through her work as a Licensed Massage Therapist and current profession as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine was needed.

If possible please provide her a gift of support through a FINANCIAL contribution or by reaching out & donating your TIME to assist with necessities; home maintenance, mowing lawn, house cleaning and grocery shopping. She is unable to drive and appreciates getting out of the house for small activities; lunch, a movie, grocery shopping. Her primary vehicle (Astro Van) has become inoperable.

Our Goal is to raise at least her monthly financial needs. Although at this point we are starting 7 in the months in the rears with possibly another year of treatments and no income

Please share her story with your colleagues, family & friends.

Monthly Needs:
Rent = $800

Utilities = $375
Groceries: $400
Household maintenance = $250
Transportation for treatment & errands = $150
Medical and Medications = $300
Car Fund: Any amount donations or used car donated (her van is inoperable)

Read Dr. D's full biography: Dr. D's Biography & Website
Links to all contact info: Contact Dr. D directly!

To learn more about Brain Cancer tumors visit.
Stanford Hospital - Brain Cancer Facts
or
Moffit Treatments

Thank you for your support and thoughtfullness! (Denise's Best Feathered Friend) ~ Sinbad
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Organizer

Denise Kessler 
Organizer
Sarasota, FL
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