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Help Candice Daquin Reach the Mayo Clinic

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Please can you help me? I (Candice Daquin) have been unable to work due to a violent return of Gastric Arrythmia (like Gastroparesis). I've been throwing up/diarrhea/extreme nausea now into 3 months. First got sick in 2017. Spent years sick, lost my job. It was caused by a virus & has made me unable to eat solids or function. I went down to 80 pounds at its worst. I've battled for 8 years. Spent my life-savings. It's so bad it's torture. I can't keep going on like this. The Mayo Clinic (USA) in Minnesota will take me August 14, 2024. I do not qualify for disability because I'm an immigrant. I feel ashamed to ask for help but I'm desperate to get there. They are my last hope. They have a Gastric Motility Department; the only one of its kind who treats this.

I badly need help paying for transport to Minnesota, cheapest-accommodation whilst there and the medical tests/treatment. If you can spare anything it helps. Even $1. I don't know where else to turn & am so sick. They've put me on a wait list so it could be sooner but I have a definite appointment August 14.

I have done a lot of work for free over the years to support people. Please can you help me get there & not drown in debt. Every time I get sick I undo all my hard work. I want to get healthy enough to keep working off debt & help others as I have always done.

Therapists who help low-income patients often get paid $10 per hour & I haven't made the kind of money I needed to deal with this health crisis despite working my entire life 50+ hours a week. My relatives are abroad & cannot help. Anything you can do to help me is so appreciated. I'm very sorry to beg, I know we all struggle & are asked for money frequently. I will pay it forward if I get better as I always have. Thank you so much for anything you can give. Or for sharing this with others. Thank you.


  • Dapindra Singh Chawla
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  • Judith Veloski
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  • Anonymous
    • $11 
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  • Anna Kinworthy
    • $100 
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  • Gadier Hein Garcia
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Candice Daquin
San Antonio, TX
Mark Vitrano
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