Caring for Velia Martinez

Velia has been a 15 year employee of Cal Fresh who provides the meals for Sierra Canyon School and Day Camp.  She enjoys creating delicious meals for the community, and loves interacting with the students and faculty on a daily basis.  There isn't a day where her smile doesn't make everyone feel welcomed. Very recently, and suddenly, Velia fell ill and it was discovered that she has Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer.  At this point Velia is not able to work, and we are coming together as a community to help raise funds to get her through some of the financial burdens she will endure due to medical expenses and regular daily life.  Anything will help...join us in showing Velia that we appreciate her and that she is a vital part of our community.

Velia ha sido parte de Cal Fresh y la escuela Sierra Canyon por 15 años.  A ella le encanta preparar comidas para nuestra comunidad.  Le encanta estar con los estudiantes y empleados todos los dias.  No hay un dia donde no veas a Velia con esa sonrisa tan hermosa.  Recientemente, y de repente, Velia no se sintio bien y fue descubierto que tiene cancer.  Velia no va a poder trabajar, y por eso nosotros nos estamos juntando como una comunidad para reunir fondos para que podamos ayudarla a cubrir various costos medicos y otros costos de la vida cotidiana. Cualquier cantidad va a ayudarnos a llegar a nuestra meta...juntense con nosotros para ayudar a Velia y demonstrarle cuanto se le aprecia y que es una parte importante de nuestra comunidad.
  • Isabella Y 
    • $10 
    • 30 mos
  • Jody Walker 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • Emmi Eisner 
    • $10 
    • 30 mos
  • Gabe Gilbert-Lurie 
    • $5 
    • 30 mos
  • Tom Pollock 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
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Fundraising team (3)

Terri Chapman 
Organizer
Raised $2,460 from 27 donations
Los Angeles, CA
Andrew Jacobson 
Beneficiary
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