The Stella Joy Quilt Project

On June 24th 2011, Aimee and Mishi thought their 2.5-year-old daughter Stella had an ear infection. 24 hours later, they got the devastating news it was a fatal brain tumour. Stella was given 3 months to live.

Today, Stella is palliative and has perhaps 3-6 weeks to live. She is at home surrounded by the love of her two moms and brother to be, as Aimee is nine months pregnant with their second child. Since the diagnosis, both Aimee and Mishi have stopped working to spend the most amount of quality time with Stella while she's here.

Thus, aside from being an unbelievable tragedy, there is also a big issue to financial hardship over the next year. This is where you can help with a contribution to the Stella Joy Quilt Project.

For every contribution, your financial generosity will be used to cover the families living expenses while they grieve for Stella and care for their newborn. Your kindness and emotional generosity will be used to create a quilt that forever covers the family with Stella's Joy.

So please give what you can and include a short message to be added to the quilt. 

Thank you.

To learn more about Stella and her family, please visit their blog at www.stellabrunermethven.com

Project Initiative summary:

The Stella Joy Quilt Project.

Help comfort a family affected by cancer, one stitch at a time.

The Stella Joy Quilt Project was created to raise financial support and emotional comfort for Stella's family during this unbelievably difficult time in their lives. Initiated by friends and loved ones, the project gives everyone deeply touched by Stella's story a channel to reach out and help. All financial contributions will be used to cover the families living expenses as they grieve Stella and care for their newborn. The outpouring of emotional support will be used to inspire and create a quilt. A tapestry of kindness, generosity, love and goodwill, the quilt will be a living memory of Stella Joy and the inextinguishable joy she illuminated while she was here.

 Please help spread the word on Facebook and Twitter

Simply cut and paste these messages

Facebook:

In June, Aimee and Mishi thought their 2.5-year-old daughter Stella had an ear infection. 24 hours later, they learned it was a fatal brain tumour. Stella was given 3 months to live. Please help us help this family http://bit.ly/peSjWV

 Twitter:

2.5-year-old Stella has a fatal brain tumour. Please help us help this family #sjqp #cancer http://bit.ly/peSjWV

And please use the Stella Joy Quilt Project hashtag #sjqp


PLEASE NOTE: As this is not a registered charitable organization, your contribution will not qualify as tax deductible. If you have any questions regarding where the money is going or how it is used, please feel free to email me at [email redacted].


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