Help Penny Van Schuyver fullfill her last wishes

My cousin, Penny, called me up April 10th asking for help. By April 11th I was on a plane. You see, my cousin doesn't ask for help... she gives it. Soooo... I knew it was serious.

For the last week or so we've been sifting through everything she owns, boxing up the bare minimum she'll keep, and donating the rest. Her only son, Bryce, is coming soon to take her back home to Iowa to make her last days the best. You see, Penny's ovarian cancer has come back, and this time she is losing the fight. 

Up until a few weeks ago, Penny kept working in the Emergency Dept. at Health Park Medical Center in Fort Meyers, Florida, and has been the light for others, even on her rough days. 

Penny has also cared for her parents in their retirement, helped clean my mom's winter home, ran to help her parents and mine during health scares and senior moments, offered comfort and company to ER patients sitting alone to face their own care, been there for her  brother, Marty, through the loss of his daughter, and has been the ROCK many rely upon! 

During all this, she's endured extensive surgery, multiple bouts of chemotherapy, the return of ovarian cancer, and now continues to fight for time with her son while receiving her nutrition through 18 hour infusions she does by herself. 

I know she won't ask for your help, so I am asking for her. 

If you are family, 
       If you are a friend, 
If you are a compassionate friend of mine, 
       If you have been effected by cancer and would like to help someone else directly, 
       If you'd like to help someone who is an amazing person who has always helped others...
   
PLEASE, donate what you can, as much as you can, to help Penny leave her son WONDERFUL MEMORIES. Ease her mind during her last weeks to last months, knowing she's not leaving her son, Bryce with the financial burden of her funeral and remaining medical debt. 

My sincere thanks to you for donating. 

Penny's sista-cousin, DeeAnn
  • Cheryl Collins 
    • $100 
    • 28 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 28 mos
  • Katie Thomas 
    • $25 
    • 30 mos
  • Christine Skilton  
    • $25 
    • 30 mos
  • Mike Kathman 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
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Organizer

Dee Wucka Wucka 
Organizer
Boone, IA
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