Help Maria beat Cancer!

As you all know Maria (Maria Paula) is a young, active, crossfit-loving girl. Currently attaining her B.A in Fine Arts at Valencia College and works full time as an art instructor at Painting with a Twist. Always very passionate about all she does.

On Saturday July 21, 2018, Maria was rushed to the hospital with excruciating pain on her abdomen, Doctors intermediately started doing all kind of tests to better determine what was causing her symptoms as they thought it could had been appendicitis.
Her worst case scenario turned into the best case scenario as they told her they had found a mass that could be a cancerous tumor and she needed surgery right away. Her whole world began to change as she realized what it was they were saying. Fears began to creep in as just months before I, her sister, was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer- I am currently undergoing chemotherapy.
Maria's surgery was completed and a 15cm mass was removed along with her right ovary but tests are still inconclusive and she is gonna have to follow up with an oncologist for further treatment.

Due to the emergent surgery, Maria hasn't been able to work and has to stay in bed rest for six weeks, bills are starting to pile up for a total of more $120.000.

I made this Gofundme to ask all of you friends and family for some kind of help, either donating whatever you can, sharing this post or with a powerful prayer. Anything helps!
Thank you in advance, all of your support is truly appreciated! 
God bless you!


Como todos ustedes saben Maria, (Maria Paula), es una niña joven, activa, que ama crossfit, siempre con mucha pasion y entusiasmo en todo lo que hace. Actualmente estudiando Artes Finas en Valencia College y trabaja tiempo completo como instructora de arte en Painting with a Twist.

El dia sabado 21 de Julio, 2018, Maria tuvo que ir al hospital de emergencia por causa de un fuerte dolor en su abdomen, los doctores inmediatamente comenzaron a hacer todo tipo de examenes para poder saber que estaba causando sus sintomas ya que se pensaba que podia tratarse de apendicitis. 
Despues de varios examenes se dieron cuenta que Maria tenia una masa la cual podia ser cancerigena, sentimientos de miedo y angustia comenzaron a fluir a medida que Maria se daba cuenta que era lo que le estaban diciendo ya que yo su hermana mayor fui diagnosticada con cancer cervical tan solo unos meses atras, en este momento estoy en tratamiento de quimioterapia. 
El tumor fue removido inmediatamente con una medida de 15cm y debido a la posicion del tumor tuvieron que extraerle el ovario derecho. Los resultados no han sido muy claros hasta el momento y ella tendra que ver a un Oncologo para determinar mejor el tipo de tratamiento a seguir.

Debido a esta emergencia, Maria no ha podido trabajar ya que ha sido incapacitada por seis semanas haciendo que sus cuentas de hospital y cuentas personales se acumulen por mas de $125.000

He creado este Gofundme para pedirles ayuda a ustedes amigos y familiares, ya sea donando lo que les sea posible, compartiendo esta campaña o con una oracion.
De antemano, muchisimas gracias, su ayuda es realmente apreciada!
Dios los bendiga a Todos!
  • Diarquis Diaz 
    • $5 
    • 33 mos
  • Maria Ortega 
    • $20 
    • 33 mos
  • Juliana Sodre 
    • $100 
    • 33 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 34 mos
  • Manny Martinez 
    • $30 
    • 35 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Carol A. Barajas 
Orlando, FL
Maria Alegria 
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