Michael Hebert of Troop 319

Michael Hebert, Vicky and Peter's youngest son, was diagnosed (April 29, 2019) with Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, an extremely rare form of cancer with only about 350 new cases each year in the U.S. Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma affects the muscles of the limbs and trunk and the pain associated with these tumors can be mistaken for a deep bruise or injury. Michael is Stage 4. He is currently undergoing chemotherapy. 

As friends and family let us offer our positive thoughts, prayers and green energy to support this family as they undergo this long & tough battle as long as they need. Medical expenses as well as all associated costs (insurance co-pay / loss of work / travel expenses to see experts / etc.) will be excessive. The financial goal for the Michael's Go Fund Me will likely be reset several times. Please give what you can. Please feel free to share this link to anyone who would like to donate. Your love and generosity is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your interest in supporting the Hebert Family.

A little about Michael...
Age: 13
Scout rank:  Star
Favorite subjects:  History, Math & English
Sports:  Basketball, Soccer, Cross Country & Track
Activities:  Hiking & Photography
Favorite video games:  Brawl Stars
 
Michael is a great kid with a huge heart.  He loves nature & the outdoors. Spending hours investigating critters & taking photos. He always lends a helping hand & looks out for the little guy.  Michael has a great sense of humor & a smile always on his face.  We love him with all our hearts!

Updates:
5/9/19: Initial goal of $10,000.00 almost reached after first 2 days! Thank you donors!! Goal is being reset as first medical bills are coming in.

5/13/19: 2nd goal of $15,000.00 reached after 5 days! The Hebert Family extends a huge THANK YOU to all their friends and family for their generosity in supporting Michael.

Michael's treatment: Michael is being treated at Children's Hospital. He has undergone 2 sessions of chemotherapy so far. He will continue to receive chemo on a weekly basis for the next 9-12 months. Whew! Hang in there buddy!

My Scoutmaster used to say, "Many hands make light work." A little bit goes a long way if we all work together. Thank you!



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Fundraising team: Michael Hebert GoFundMe (4)

Jim Venezia 
Organizer
Raised $5,078 from 49 donations
Glendale, CA
Vicky Hebert 
Beneficiary
Jennifer Goebel Zimmer 
Team member
Raised $765 from 8 donations
Christina Chang 
Team member
Raised $577 from 7 donations
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