Help for Jenni's Brain Surgery

Jenni needs surgery to remove a sizeable tumor from near her brain stem.  Surgery (date still TBD, but soon: end of this month/beginning of November) itself will be about 10-12 hours, followed by a recovery time of a month or more, which will include significant physical therapy.  She and Thomas will be dealing with a significant loss of income from missed work, copays for the medical expenses, the need for childcare, and extra expenses for medicine and other incidental items related to her recovery.  Jenni has already had two scans and appointments with her doctor, neurologist, and neurosurgical team, so the expenses have already begun adding up.

Brain surgery is scary; facing the unknowns of recovery is scary; wondering where you're going to get the money needed to pay for all this is scary.  If we come together  with financial support for Jenni and Thomas and little Judah, we can reduce or eliminate one of those sources of uncertainty and potential anxiety.  We're all trusting in the Lord's provision for Jenni and her family, and we're grateful for all the prayers!  But Jenni and Thomas also need some hands-on help right now also, and one of those needs is for some extra financial provision.

Thank you so so much for being part of the team that will help get Jenni and Thomas and Judah through this.  All of us are so deeply grateful for your support: for prayers, for food and meals from those of you who are close by, for messages of hope and encouragement, and for every financial gift.  Any and every gift is important and is a huge huge help.  Thank you!
  • Gail Kahler 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
  • Charlene Foglio 
    • $200 
    • 42 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $400 
    • 45 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

ErikandJani Ritschard 
Corvallis, OR
Jenni Cannariato 
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