Friends Cummins Together

Joe and Krissy have been going through some hard times recently. It all started roughly a year and a half ago. Since then Joe has seen countless doctors, had multiple diagnoses, and tons of ups and downs. He has struggled with extreme nausea and weight loss as well as a host of other awful symptoms. After multiple stays in the hospital, a MRI was finally done and it was found that Joe had three tumors in his brain. To date, one has been removed and the other two have been biopsied and found to be malignant, but unfortunately inoperable. Brain cancer is something no one wants to hear. The remaining two tumors are called germinomas with components of a second tumor type also involved. We are told this is the most rare type of brain tumor, yet hopeful because the words treatable and curable are also being said. Joe’s oncologist has an agressive treatment consisting of 4 rounds of chemotherapy, each round lasting three weeks, beginning the first week of January. After twelve weeks, his medical team will evaluate his progress. Once Joe’s chemo is finished, he will start 5-6 weeks of radiation.

This is a very tough and scary time for both Joe and Krissy, and as you all know, this couldn't happen to a better couple. The road ahead will be a long one, but they do have a wonderful support group filled with friends and family standing behind them. Along with the emotional support you can all give, I'm sure they can use some additional help during this time. Being out of work so often has to be a struggle on its own. Please donate to help ease any stress we can during this already stressful time. If you are unable to donate monetarily, or want to do more, please consider some easy to heat meals or even just items that have helped you in a difficult time that you could give. Joe and Krissy would be the first ones to help many of us and anything we can so to help them will go along way. Let's show them just how many people are behind them! The funds will help with a multitude of things including medical bills, home bills/mortgage, and hopefully just some well deserved fun times or nice dinners. I'm sure Joe and Krissy won't be comfortable with all of this but people keep asking what they can do and this is the easiest way to let everyone help. Thank You!!
  • Melissa Donoghue 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
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    • $50 
    • 43 mos
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    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Tara Logan 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
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    • $100 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Brian Jones 
Organizer
Mission, KS
Kristen Stonestreet 
Beneficiary
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