Because Giving Up Is Not An Option

The paragraphs below describes the battle of my sister constable Jamie Carswell ,who is just 16 months older than me. She is a single mom to a incredible 5 year old son.
Jamie is a fighter enduring 11 long years of  cancer . Her 4th bought with cancer  reacured as mastesus of breast  cancer  in her bones and liver.

Jamie passed away Friday Dec 21, 2018 surrounded by family. I am now making this fundraiser to help with healing, trust to her son and to help our parents with financial costs of the home they were building together.

Please read below her story and share this campaign. 

Xoxo Jessica,..... (Jamie.. you have grown your wings to fly, I LOVE YOU!  ) 
  




We ask you to invest in our mission by contributing to our fundraiser.

Being diagnosed at age 23 a young woman's life began to unravel and change more than she could have ever expected.Diagnosed with stage 3 cancer Jamie Carswell fought through every hurdle and obstacle in her way!

Jamie faces challenges that only very few have to undertake ,and time and time again continues to battle the disease. At age 29 she became a mom and had a dear friend carry a child for her as, the disease made that challenging. Now age 34 Jamie continues to battle her 4th bout with cancer over her 11 years of diagnosis. This life altering disease has changed her life immensely. She became a  single mom in 2014 .Her son who is now  5 years old is by her side everday!

Jamie  requires daily homecare by her mother Pauline Carswell. Pauline is known in Red DeerAB, by her many years of competitive and leisure leagues at The Red Deer Curling Club. Her Father Robert Carswell owns and operated the non profit Red Deer Boxing Club for over 30 years in Red Deer AB. Both her parents help raise her son alongside her as well as reside together .Three generations living in one home, and not the usual way we are taught to view life. Her mother attends to her daily needs and this has proven difficult in a home filled with barriers that have given little accessibility to continue care at home.

Currently they are building a wheelchair accessible home to help ease and support her daily life in Blackfalds AB. This home will provide the required access for her future, while providing a forever home for her son to grow up in. 

Your contribution will ensure that three generations of family are given financial help for medical costs, loss of income, costs to raise a child, and future needs for their forever home. These financial burdens are greatly stressful on everyone involved. I am making it my mission to alleviate some of these factors causing
daily concern for the family.

With your investment, you can take part in the mission. We can support this family during  a difficult time together. 

Thank you for helping us reach our goals!

Respectfully,
Jessica Ryan

Donations (0)

  • Michael Miles 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
  • Tammy Schulmeister 
    • $200 
    • 8 mos
  • Randy and Helena Hemmingsen 
    • $200 
    • 8 mos
  • Geoff Williams 
    • $50 
    • 8 mos

Organizer and beneficiary 

Jessica Carswell Ryan 
Organizer
Red Deer, AB
Pauline Carswell 
Beneficiary
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