Charles Kaluau Fund to Fight Cancer

In May 2018, Dad was diagnosed with Stage 4 Kidney Cancer. The cancer started in his left kidney and tumors spread throughout his body, primarily affecting the bones in his ribs and spine. Because his spine has been compromised, he is no longer able to walk or even to move his legs on his own. He is 100% dependent on other people for his basic needs, a very hard trial for a man who has always has an independent spirit. This fund will go towards his continual cancer treatments (chemotherapy pills, immunotherapy, and potential radiation), emergency hospital visits (our family has been to the ER more this year than ever before), physical therapy, at home care, medical equipment (hospital bed, etc.), and the necessary renovations my parents will need to make to their home in order for Dad to have as good a quality of life as possible (i.e. stair lifts, ramps, a wheelchair-accessible shower, etc.). Because we brought Dad home from assisted living this last week, the need for funds is immediate. While my parents have excellent insurance and were prepared with emergency savings, the transactions are adding up and any donations will be helpful at this time. Even the smallest donation amounts will go a long way. If you cannot donate money, but you know Dad personally, please know that your time could be just as valuable. My mother is Dad's #1 caretaker right now, while still working a full 40+ hours each week in order to keep her job that supplies their medical insurance. To those that have been part of Dad's support group these last few months, your Christlike service and prayers are felt and our family expresses our love and gratitude to you for being sources of strength and hope.
  • Jeffery Mills 
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
  • Adam Folkman 
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
  • Cody and Josee Chamberlain 
    • $25 
    • 36 mos
  • Ron and Sharon Warner 
    • $250 
    • 36 mos
  • Fritz and Heather Froerer 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rachel Kalua'u Hulet 
Spanish Fork, UT
Shauna Kalua'u 
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