After having pain, Holly went to the doctor. The doctor discovered what he thought was a very large tumor in her uterus. Holly was scheduled for surgery right away. During surgery, her doctor stopped what he was doing after seeing what he was up against, called an oncologist to come and the oncologist started removing what was certainly a cancerous tumor.
This campaign has been set up to help raise funds for medical costs and for whatever she needs during her treatment and recovery. Please help us support someone who has ALWAYS put everyone else before herself. She has given so much to the soapmaking community, she deserves to face this with as little stress and worry as possible.
Left to right: Sister Cathleen, Amanda, Holly, Benjamin, and Kenna
Meet Holly Through Us
Kenna: "I first met Holly in 2013, as I was organizing the first Central Soapers Workshop. She was one of select few who showed up to stuff goodie bags or setup the venue before the conference. Always ready to help, and always with a smile on her face. She was always happy to teach for free, to help soapmakers and spread knowledge. After Central Soapers Workshop ended, I got to watch Holly thrive. She published her book about making bath bombs (she affectionately calls them fizzies!) and helped hundreds of makers master the frustrating craft. She opened her bustling storefront. She thrived and grew, and kept her amazing spark and strength along the way. Always helping people, always spreading cheer."
Amanda: "I met Holly in 2011 at a soap conference in Miami. We became instant and fast friends. She’d fly down to Dallas to teach soapmaking classes with me and we traveled all over the US teaching. She became my soapy sister. Holly is an amazing member of the soapmaking community and has shared, contributed and encouraged hundreds of people. Holly is one of the best people I’ve ever met. Over the years that I’ve known her she has taken care of so many people...family members (babies, teens...you name it!), friends and her local community. Now it is time for us to take care of her! Whether she likes it or not!"
All donations go directly to Holly from the GoFund.me collection, Kenna and Amanda do not have access to them nor are they handling them in any way.
- Leanne Laboy
- Danielle Pacheco
- Jocelyn Ingram Johnson
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