Fight against DIPG for Shantell

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23049060_1502840[phone redacted]_funddescription.jpgWhat I'm raising money for: I'm raising money because I received the worse news no mother should ever have to hear. My baby Shantell was diagnosed with DIPG on July 16th 2017. This is a brain tumor that is located on the stem cell, which means she cannot have surgery to remove it. It also is and incurable disease. Her left side of her body is weak due to where  the tumor is placed.  Shantell is now in a wheelchair because of it. I need to be by my baby side every step of the way. I can't do that if I'm worried about bills.   I need to  spend as much time as possible with Shantell helping her to get healthy, and doing whatever we can to shrink the tumor as much as possible.

How the money will be used:
The money will be use for bills, and treatments in Monterrey Mexico. Once her treatments are done at Northwestern Hospital and Lurie Children Hospital, the next step is to head to Monterrey Mexico to get treatments that are not yet here.

Why this is important to me: This is my baby, she's only five years old. I have to do what I can to keep her here as long as I can. She is my only child, and my best friend. This is a fight for my beautiful baby girls life. We're going to fight until we can't fight no more.


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Shanell Godschild Thomas 
Chicago, IL
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