Let's Help Dave Beat Cancer

Dave is our friend.  Along with parking our cars we usually get a few words of encouragement, a handshake, a hug or a pat on the back.  Either way we ALWAYS get a friendly smile.  Dave might very well be the most positive guy we've ever met.  When we drop off our cars we are immersed in our own hectic lives, but he always brings a smile to our faces, and for a brief moment it's all good.

Dave's been parking cars since he was a kid.  Lately things have not gone so well for Dave.  In the last few years he's lost TWO sisters, one an innocent victim to a high speed police chase.  Since then Dave's been helping raise her 5 kids.

But now, Dave has cancer.  Even after the lump on the side of his neck became visible, he always maintained that positive demeanor. "Don't worry about me, I'm gonna be fine, I'm going to beat this."

Dave's suffering.  Of course he would never say it, but he's struggling to eat, talk and is in pain.  He's currently down 60 lbs.  The chatting is now replaced with a wink and a smile but he's still parking our cars because he has obligations and no insurance.

Dave needs a break so he can direct all his energy to beat this cancer.  He would NEVER ask for a thing, but we know he's touched so many people and so many would love to help in any way.  That's why we started this project.  If you can find it in your heart to help Dave, please contribute whatever you can, no amount is too little.  If there was ever a truly good soul that deserves so much.......it's Dave.


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  • Beth Alpert 
    • $100 
    • 22 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • Gary Ravitz 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • Jaime Salinas 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • Gaby Jaime 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Larry Shippee 
Chicago, IL
David Mercado 
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