Keep Goin' Owen

As some of you have heard by now, our community has been recently rocked with news that one of its littlest locals, Owen Patocs has been diagnosed with cancer. For anyone who knows Owen's parents, Aaron Patocs and Kristi Harper know that this news for them has caused extreme agony, confusion, madness, sadness, hope, love, prayers, stress and basically every other feeling that the word "cancer" makes someone feel, let alone when it happens to be regarding your 15 month old, perfect little boy.
A little backstory on the recent events that have gone on for this family... 
Shortly after his first birthday,  Owen, our playful happy boy,  showed signs  of pain and imbalance while walking.
His mother Kristi had the foresight to take things seriously.
Within a week, Owen, began fighting for his life. 
He was taken to  several doctors, while his condition progressively got worse.
Owen was eventually sent to Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary, where he was subjected to several tests; and an MRI  revealed that Owen has cancer.
The scans showed multiple tumors, which doctors are still in the process of diagnosing. Even before a specific diagnosis, Owen began treatment with steroids and chemotherapy. After recovering from his first procedures, Owen has regained some movement and strength in his legs, as well as his personality that we all love. This however, bears little consequence toward his longterm outlook.
Doctors are working tirelessly to figure out which strain of cancer Owen is dealing with. While that answer is uncertain, what we do know is that the drugs Owen will need to take to regain his strength will be incredibly costly. 
This is where you come in.
Please join us in community, to stand beside Kristi and Aaron and show our unwavering love and support for our little pal, Owen.
The money raised through your generous donations will be directly passed along to Kristi and Aaron, to use towards medical costs, travel,  rent etc.
We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your love and support.

Donations

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  • Denise Birks  
    • $50 
    • 34 mins
  • Laura Schild 
    • $20 
    • 5 hrs
  • Lisa Jennings 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • Nam Tran 
    • $10 
    • 1 d
  • Roxanne Maurier 
    • $50 
    • 5 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jessica Young 
Organizer
Banff, AB
Kristi Harper 
Beneficiary

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