Help with Marcus Ritger’s Chemotherapy bills

Hey there, My name is Marcus Ritger and I have worked in the construction field since I was 17. I have been a Master Plumber for the last 30 years. Throughout my career I have been either using hazardous materials or exposed to hazardous materials . Part of this exposure was unknowingly drilling wells in the tainted water at Camp Lejune in 1982. About 6 months ago my blood work became concerning and I ended up at the Hematologist . After a bone marrow biopsy and numerous blood tests, it has been determined that I have MDSC, also known as Myelodysplastic Syndrome. While there is currently no known cure, our hope is that starting chemotherapy will delay the progression to Acute Leukemia. Insurance covers some of these expenses, but it will still be very costly and will require a lot of down time and the very real chance of losing my job. Your help will be instrumental in keeping a roof over our heads while I fight this horrible and debilitating disease.
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Marcus Ritger
Raised $700 from 4 donations
Gloucester Courthouse, VA
Karen Earls
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Raised $125 from 2 donations

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