Paul's Medical Expense Fund

Paul  has been in and out of the hopital since the end of August. A colonoscopy revealed a tumor in his colon which tested positive for cancer. In addition, he has an abcess due to an infection caused by the cancer.  The treatment for this abcess was to surgically install a drain and take prescribed antibiotics. Paul has had to have three different surgical procedures to get this drain to work properly. Despite back-to-back rounds of multiple antibiotics, the infection is relentless and gets the better of him as soon as he finishes each round. He is scheduled to begin chemotherapy on October 27th, and he will have surgery in January to remove what remains of the tumor. He will also need reconstructive surgery to repair the damage the abcess has caused to his abdominal wall.
Paul has been unable to work since this all began. His amazing wife Shari has been by his side throughout all of this. She has been his caretaker at home, accompanied him to all of his doctor's appointments, and stayed with him during his hospital stays. Despite having solid medical insurance, disability insurance, and Family Medical Leave, their finances have taken a serious hit. The disability checks have not been consistent thanks to bureaucratic red tape and treatment at various hospitals.
Now, not only are the medical bills starting to come in, but they have fallen behind on their rent and are now facing eviction. Paul and Shari could really use our financial support. Anything you could donate would help them immensely, and they would be forever grateful. Please consider helping them out. If we all pull together, I know we can help them through this!

  • Brad Davis 
    • $30 
    • 45 mos
  • Cary Twight 
    • $25 
    • 46 mos
  • Susanna Hemphill 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Leslie Borges 
    • $25 
    • 46 mos
  • Cynthia Mireles 
    • $50 
    • 46 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Sue Twisselmann 
Lathrop, CA
Shari Cardenas 
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