Help for Corey Parker's Journey

In May 2013, our only child Corey who was 16 years old at the time was diagnosed with Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia (AML). He spent 5 months in the hospital receiving 4 cycles of chemotherapy, developed a strong positive mental attitude (PMA) and with the Lord's blessing, his life was saved. The picture we posted was just after his 3rd cycle of chemo when he was having a good day. For the past 12 months, he has lead a relatively normal happy teenage life minus the monthly trips to the doctors to have blood work done. He was excited about starting his Senior year in high school until he discovered a swollen lymph node in August 2014. 3 weeks later after the removal of the lymph node and a bone marrow aspirate it was confirmed that his cancer had returned. We were devastated. Corey will need to go through 2 cycles of high dose chemo to get rid of the cancer currently in his body. After which, he will be prepared for a bone marrow transplant. As terrifying as that is, the Lord is looking out for us! He blessed Corey with multiple donors that are perfect matches! His biggest enemies will be rejection and infection but we will keep our PMA and our faith that the Lord has future plans for our son. With this in mind, we could really use some assistance with our new journey that's full of challenges. We need to prepare our home for Corey's return in the next 6-7 months. Corey has to be in a clean environment away from dust, mold, germs and other air borne particles. Our home is in such sad shape that it will need to have the walls and ceilings painted and our carpet replaced to give Corey the best chance at not developing any problems. Because we have a small homestead with animals that need to be fed and watered daily, we drive a little over 150 miles (roundtrip) to visit Corey at the hospital in St.Pete during the day and drive home every night to Spring Hill to take care of the animals. Needless to say we have no time for cooking and we burn through alot of gas and for a tight budget that was already strained, it doesn't leave alot of wiggle room for much of anything else. So, if at all possible we would like to avoid going deeper into debt with your help. Thank you and God Bless!

  • SHIRLEY WILLIAMS-FISHER 
    • $20 
    • 76 mos
  • John Baglin 
    • $200 
    • 76 mos
  • Rachel Nathaniel 
    • $25 
    • 76 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 76 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 76 mos
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Organizer

Brandie Parker 
Organizer
Spring Hill, FL
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