Help Helga's Cancer Treatment

On July 12, 2017 my partner Helga went through cancer surgery.  The 5 hour procedure removed multiple masses from her abdomen and resulted in the removal of her colon (ileostomy).   She has primary perinoteal cancer (cancer of the skin lining the inside of the abdomen)

The follow up treatment will be 18 weeks of chemo therapy, once per week.  This will delay the return of the cancer but probably will not cure it. 

We need some help with the expenses related to all of this.  We need funds for:
- ileostomy bags (about $100 per month)
- ileostomy related supplies (we don't yet what that will cost)
- increased gas use in the car for the appointments
- parking fees at the hospital
- meals at the hospital during treatment (the 6 hour sessions at least)
- there may be prescription drugs involved
- being able to hire house cleaning services (I am physically not able to do this).

We are getting a bit of money for the ostomy bags but it won't cover the full cost.

We need help soon.  Her treatment will be starting by mid-August at the latest and run the rest of the year.  Although my business is growing, it only makes about $4000 per year; not enough to cover this.  It will all end up on a credit card and drive us deeper into debt.

If you can help, please donate!  If you are unable to donate, we understand.

Thank you in advance for your support!  I will keep everyone updated on her progress.

Donations ()

  • Helen Read 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • John Davey 
    • $150 
    • 31 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 31 mos
  • Geoff Johnson 
    • $50 
    • 31 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 31 mos
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Organizer

Rigel Chiokis 
Organizer
London, ON
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