Bernard has been a part of our lives for nearly a year and a half but he has had Jenna's heart, it seems, for ever. I'm not the jealous type but he and I have had to overcome our differences for the sake of the woman we both love. He is truly the only other soul I would ever entrust my wife and children to should anything ever happen to me... oh... and he's a little dog.
Bernard at 8 weeks old!
“Bernard is my literal... soulmate... of compassion.” Jenna -09 Dec 17
Jenna, the kids and I are working at bringing Bernard to Northern Ireland where Jenna will be receiving Chemotherapy Treatment. We all know the positive psychological effect our "Best Friends" have on us even when we are healthy. I'm determined, again, to provide Jenna with that "cancer kicking" attitude and know Bernard can make that happen. He has that dog-like ability to get Jenna outdoors for daily walks and take time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Northern Ireland...doctor's orders!
By using the gofundme page, we are hoping to offset the expensive flight. Bringing Bernard to NI is at the top of the "wish" list, and as we plan for medical and other financial obligations we have to prioritize them first. By your donation, Jenna would like to show her gratitude by giving you something in return!
Dear family & friends, if you would like to donate $40 or more to help bring Bernard to Northern Ireland, Jenna will send a handmade bracelet in return. Jenna's leather beaded jewellery - "Elements of Earth," or "EOE" - representing Mother Nature through gemstones. Here is an image similar to her own creation:
Jenna's focus will be a collection of gemstones, (Labradorite, Amazonite, or Sunstone), each with their own individuality. A new start to 2018 inspired by nature and our love for Bernard!
Here's to you and "EOE" in helping to bring Bernard to Belfast!
With all our love,
The John Martin Family xox
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