Melissa's Support Fund

One of our own, long time and special friends, has suddenly been challenged by a health issue. Melissa Gardner, mother of the 4 Hughes children, Katelyn (21), Ryan (17) Brooke (12) and Matthew (11) had two small masses removed from her brain on 11/9/17. She will now require long term medical treatment for an unknown period of time.

This long term treatment will have a significant financial impact on the family. As a devoted and loving single mom, we want to help her through this difficult time. For those of you who do not know Melissa, she is a dedicated mother, true friend and the most beautiful and kindest human being. She is the epitome of a positive attitude, strength and spirit.

As as of now, Melissa's two youngest children, Brooke and Matthew are not aware of the extent of Melissa's illness. For that reason we ask that you only share this link  via email and not on social media. 

Melissa's current out of pocket medical expenses from her prior hospitalization and surgery is $9k, with additional costs for long term treatment mounting. 

Please consider helping Melissa and her family.

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Organizer and beneficiary

Friends of Melissa 
Flemington, NJ
Melissa Gardner 
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