Shelby Alonzo is organizing this fundraiser on behalf of Joy Sams.
My sister, Joy, has been diagnosed with a very agressive, rare, and terminal form of small cell carcinoma. Only 100 cases of her form confirmed globally to date. This has all come on so fast, going from just needing a surgical procedure to remove a mass to a life-changing diagnosis. She is a patient at MD Anderson in Houston. We have heard, from family members even, of people who received treatment there going into remission with these kind of diagnoses, and living a longer fufilled life. Anything that can give us more time. As you can imagine, medical bills are extremely high, even with insurance and they will continue to pile up. The last thing she needs to worry about is funds. She needs to be able to solely focus on herself and her well-being. She needs a miracle. She needs this treatment. My heart is very heavy and desperate as I write this. All I know is that my sister is in trouble, and she needs help, the kind of help that we can not give her alone. Please join us in this fight! My sister is a warrior, she is a trooper, a wife and a mother to 2 kids, a daughter, a niece, a sister to 4, an aunt, a cousin, a friend to many. We want to see her overcome this, we want to fight for her, and we will at whatever cost! Thank you.