Help Maria Fight

Hi everyone, on October 17, 2017 my mom, Maria (age 50), was told she has stage 3 lung cancer. After just a few months of what seemed to be a case of pneumonia was really discovered to be cancer. Since the diagnosis, my mom has gone to see 4 specialist (that are going to be handling her treatment) and completed a battery of tests and images. She is scheduled for surgery once completing aggressive chemotherapy and radiation by Christmas time of all goes as planned.

Due to the rapid development of the disease she will be unable to work and will likely not be able to return until the completion of her treatment and short term disability unfortunately does not provide full pay. Some of her medical expenses are more than our Dad or family can cover and with the everyday necessities of life, money is getting tighter and tighter.

We are asking for your help. Anything you can donate will be truly appreciated. Everything we can do to help and surround her with love is what is most important so she can focus on beating this thing. Please spread the word. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
- The Ayala Family
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    • $100 
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    • $200 
    • 42 mos
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    • $100 
    • 42 mos
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    • $50 
    • 42 mos
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    • $100 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Diana Ayala 
Organizer
Glendale Heights, IL
Juan Ayala 
Beneficiary
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