Lets help the McDonald Family in BC

33166340_1537578922209816_r.jpeg33166340_1537578935994232_r.jpeg33166340_1537578970164705_r.jpeg33166340_1537579022544290_r.jpeg33166340_1537578781893690_r.jpegMe and my Cousin grew up close during our early adult years and became like brothers. i am hoping to take a chance here to find some additional support for him and his family in this time of need. He is a very stubborn, private individual and probably wont like me for doing this but oh well!

We have just found out his wife Heather has been trying to overcome and deal with a very aggressive stage 3B Cervical Cancer for the past year. Her current situation is as follows....has just completed 4 months of chemo and radiation therapy in Victoria BC, and has just had a PET scan which the family is eagerly awaiting results in their favor. Before the scan she was already slated for surgery pending the results. It has spread to her lymph nods and praying the aggressive approach will tame it soon. 

Once her medical leave runs out which is soon, they will be forced to live off a single income to deal with daily bills, as well as all the specialized additional medical treatment costs and travel costs that are occurring.

My cousin Brian is an amazing human being with a good heart and soul, who has made a living helping thousands of others across the world in the last 5-8 years. He is a helicopter engineer employed with Coulson Aviation based out of Port Alberni, Vancouver island BC. He travels around the world with their helicopters that are contracted for things like fire fighting, FEMA requested disaster response etc. He was here in Fort McMurray when we had our fire a few years back, Puerto Rico for  hurricane relief response immediately following, and been in California as well as  Australia the last couple years battling the fires they have had. This job is highly demanding and takes him away from his wife and 2 boys for extended periods of time, multiple times a year. 

This year has taken a tremendous toll of the entire family, and Brian is home a lot to tend to the family while Heather attends treatment etc. His company have altered his shift to keep him close to home in an effort to ease things.

I am asking for any extra support anyone out there is willing to chip in as a good deed to help this family with any financial burden at this time and in the near future.

Please spread and share as you see fit. I have seen the amazing results of what and where these pages can go and the help they can provide families that need it. I am going out on a limb creating and taking this approach, but i would pray if me or my family was in the same situation i could  count on that one person in my life with the same train of thought.

Thank You all in advance to anyone that contributes to our cause to help our family.
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    • $100 
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    • $150 
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    • $25 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Dustin Bowen 
Organizer
Fort Mcmurray, AB
Heather McDonald 
Beneficiary
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