Medicine for Mildred

Nine months ago my sister Mildred was Diagnosed with stage 4 Lung cancer, although the news were devastating and felt so surreal, my sisters courage strength and faith, gave us all as Family no choice but to pull it together and face this Life challenge together.

After a lot of back and forth with her Medical Insurance, the insurance finally approved her medicine (this was in January).  The name of the required medicine is Tagrisso which is very expensive and comes with a monthly $3,400 co-pay.

We were fortunate enough to be referred to an assistance program which provides $26,000 a year to assist in co-payments.  This has been of tremendous relief but with a monthly $3,400
co-pay that assistance only lasted 7 months.

From today to the end of the year, my sister and our family will need to come up with her co-pay if she wants her medicine refilled,together with the hospital we’ve looked into other programs to possibly help her with the coverage but because my sister is on her own and is the sole provider for her household and herself ,she’s been working a lot taking all the overtime she could get (yes! She’s been working through this all)  according to their requirements and because she has private medical coverage, she’s made “too much “ which automatically puts her out of the category or meeting the requirement criteria to even apply.

This is why as a Family we are trying to raise this amount $10,200 and asking  for your help if possible, with a monthly co-pay of $3,400 this will cover her medicine for the next 3 months while other options are explored , in doing so we are hoping to give her a piece of mind and one less thing to have to worry about by having her co pays covered and her medicine secured, which is vital for her and her treatment. 
every little bit helps and my sister, and our family would really appreciate it!  
Thank you!
  • Cyndi Lopez 
    • $20 
    • 36 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 36 mos
  • Sharon Welch 
    • $25 
    • 37 mos
  • Pamela Church 
    • $10 
    • 37 mos
  • Benjamin Nelson 
    • $60 
    • 37 mos
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Organizer

Tatiana Murphy 
Organizer
Bolingbrook, IL
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