The Blessed Overcomers

Todd & Laura Shoemaker have been on a crazy/beautiful health journey.  Todd has been diagnosed with multiple diseases including: cancer, Parkinson’s, myasthenia gravis, and gastroparesis. Currently on a feeding tube full-time, Todd has adjusted from running multiple marathons to running a new kind of marathon: fighting for his life.

After much prayer, Todd & Laura decided it was time to share their journey and are working to self-publish their memoir in hopes of encouraging others.

Self-publishing is a great way to share a story but comes with a cost. Since 2009, Todd has been physically unable to work, spending much of his time at doctor’s appointments and in hospital stays. Laura, in addition to working full-time, is Todd’s primary caregiver and the primary breadwinner. To help fulfill their publishing dream, Todd & Laura are seeking financial assistance—all donations directly fund their publishing project.

Todd & Laura find purpose in sharing God’s love & hope with others wherever they go. When they aren’t advocating to abolish human trafficking or speaking out on social injustice, they enjoy volunteering at their local church; and Laura, the strong foundation of this journey, enjoys creating beautiful artwork. Anything you give is greatly appreciated. God bless you.

Donations

  • Karen Savignac 
    • $100 
    • 17 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 19 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $3,000 
    • 21 mos
  • Carmen Faith 
    • $20 
    • 21 mos
  • Fran Savignac 
    • $100 
    • 22 mos
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Organizer

Laura West Shoemaker 
Organizer
Jupiter, FL
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