Help Damien Battle Cancer

Damien Hernandez has been a stalwart of the bar and service industry for many years and a beloved member of the Hemlock family for over 4 years. He embodies the words Husband, Father and Friend. Damien has been in poor health for the better part of the past year. He has been in and out of the hospital for unresolved issues, and on July 13, 2017 he was readmitted to the hospital where doctors found and removed a 10MM mass from his lower intestine. The doctors later concluded that the mass was cancerous and a sign of a much larger problem - Damien has been diagnosed with STAGE 4 COLON CANCER. We are fighting to ensure he has more time with his wife and son. Though he will begin an aggressive treatment in the coming weeks, his family is looking into all treatment possibilities to help prolong his life. Funds are needed to help with medical costs as well as the cost of living for himself, his wife Janessa and 8 year old son JD, as treatment will leave him unable to work. All funds will go directly to Damien and his family. Please help us support Damien and his family as he has supported the bars and clubs you have loved over the years.

While we are actively involved in the GoFundMe Campaign we need your help to make our efforts go even further! You can help us increase Damien’s access to treatment and quality of life as he continues his fight. Your support is crucial to our efforts to help in the battle. If you’re able, we’d love it if you could make a donation of to help us achieve our mission and see that Damien gets as many happy days as he can with Janessa, his son JD and the rest of his family.

Thank you in advance for your contribution.

  • Janet Simmonds 
    • $20 
    • 58 mos
  • Kelly Hollingsworth 
    • $100 
    • 58 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 58 mos
  • Lilian Lopez 
    • $150 
    • 58 mos
  • Angela Bennett 
    • $50 
    • 58 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Justin Taylor 
San Francisco, CA
Janessa Clary-Arredondo 

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