Fundraiser for Ted and Smith Baker

Near the end of May 2020, Ted Baker took his 15-year-old son Smith to the hospital with worrying symptoms and after an MRI they discovered a significant tumour in Smith’s brain stem.  Because of the location it is inoperable, and since chemotherapy is also ineffective for this area of the brain, the only option left was radiation therapy.

Within days Smith was enduring daily radiation at the Juravinski cancer center in Hamilton, Ontario, Monday to Friday, for six weeks.  He displayed immense bravery as the days went by and the side-effects continued to worsen.

Once the swelling from the radiation calms down, they will do another MRI to determine whether the radiation had an effect on the tumour.  But right now this is already a high needs situation that requires a high level of attention, and so Ted is no longer working in order to care for and be with his son.  However, due to a technicality, he is not eligible for any government assistance which means he will also be dealing with financial stress, and the last thing Ted needs to be worrying about is covering bills and living expenses.

I can only imagine what Smith and Ted are going through. At this point, Ted says they’re just taking it day-by-day. Other than hoping and praying for a miracle, the best thing Ted can do is to devote his time, energy, and resources to his son while he goes through this difficult time.  Therefore all funds from this campaign will go to Ted in order to make that possible.  If you can help in any way, by donation or by sharing this, it would be immensely appreciated. No donations are too small. Please share amongst your friends and family, and please keep Smith in your thoughts and prayers.

Thank you.


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Josh Scheerer 
Raised $1,665 from 15 donations
Hillsburgh, ON
Ted Baker 
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