Fundraiser for Jay

My fiance’s name is Jay (we’ve been dating for 5 years and we got engaged on Sunday!), and he’s 33 years old. He’s a bar manager/bartender at a local restaurant.

He was recently diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma.
His treatment requires the removal of one of his kidneys, some affected lymph nodes, and an associated thrombosis in a major vein. It’s an open surgery and the recovery time is estimated to be about 8 weeks. That means it’ll be about 2 months before he can return to regular activities like shaking cocktails. We’re hoping that he’ll be able to keep his job since his insurance is workplace-provided.

After his surgery and recovery, the doctors plan to start him on immunotherapy to help prevent the cancer from returning/spreading (chemotherapy and radiation aren’t very effective on kidney cancers).

Please join us in showing Jay and Dawn they are not alone in this journey. Any support will be greatly appreciated.


  • Mike Newell 
    • $100 
    • 20 mos
  • Dawn Tintle 
    • $25 
    • 21 mos
  • Cory Bennett 
    • $100 
    • 21 mos
  • Afshan Premji 
    • $50 
    • 21 mos
  • Kathleen Greer 
    • $500 
    • 21 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Shajuan McBride Simmons 
Acworth, GA
Hailikadawn Little 
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