Funds for Caregiver

On August 17th we rushed Rich to the ER, which we learned, that evening, that he has Stage 4 Thyroid cancer. Within 3 days he had an emergency Tracheotomy, a feeding tube placed, and we were given the news that he may only live 45 days. 
Although he has been in the hospital this entire time, he will be released to enjoy his final days at his home. Richard will need a caregiver 24/7 to help with Trach care, which is not covered by insurance! 
The Benitez family needs help raising $9,000 to cover his caregiver costs so we can have a nurse with him throughout his last month. 

We have already lost our mother, Sharon, Richard’s wife, 4 years ago due to cancer, and the news of his cancer was a shock to us all. We have a very short time to raise these funds and ask that you help us in any way you can.
  • John Svinth 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 50 mos
  • Peter Flores 
    • $100 
    • 50 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 50 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 50 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tori Benitez 
Organizer
Paso Robles, CA
Richard Benitez 
Beneficiary

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