Hakuna MaTaTas


As the middle child of a colorfully eclectic family, I have been fortunate enough to be honored with siblings that surround me... with joy... with love... and unwavering support. Sadly, our joys have become fewer and our support is in higher demand as of late. 

It is not in our families nature to ask for help of any kind. Although, at this point in time, we are in need of financial support for a second time in less than two years, being that we are in an atypical monetary bind.

Last fall, our youngest brother was diagnosed with spinal cancer and we received aid for him successfully through GoFundMe to be able to manage a large part of the debts that come with debilitating illnesses. Two weeks ago, we were given news that our eldest sister, Erica, is also going to begin chemotherapy and surgical treatments for HER2 breast cancer which is in a highly aggressive state. 

Being so early on in, the details of her diagnosis are a bit fuzzy and we hope to share more as soon as we are able. Having had to endure a familiar experience not so long ago, one that we are still going through every single day, we are extremely aware of the expenditures that are to soon come our way. 

We would like to reach out to all friends, family, acquaintances and strangers alike to ask for your help once more. Any little bit can go a long way for us. We know how much those who love us have been able to help our family and it truly made every difference.  It saddens us greatly to share this newfound information and request your help again but it is where we are at. As always, prayers are gladly accepted at any time. 

If you have any any questions about our circumstances or would just like to share  information, advice, or simply kind words please reach out because we could use them very much.
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Rebecca Heiner 
Redmond, WA

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