Mike and John's Stem Cell Treatment

Those of you who know my family know how much my big brother Mike and little brother Johnny have struggled with their MS . Both having their own separate set of ugly , painful, frustrating ,debilitating symptoms. I can certainly go on and on with their long list of MS  related symptoms and every day struggles with common infections and easily contagious bugs going around that are made even more complicated or harder to get well from because of their MS. Through the years I've slowly watched both my brothers suffer and and lose the ability to do things for themselves and be independent. And through all their pain through all their suffering and one disappointing failing treatment , procedure , medication after another they both always have had kindest heart ,positive attitudes and concern for other sick family and friends before thinking of themselves. Its always so hard to come up with something nice or something distracting that they can actually use when these holidays come around as its is so hard for both of them to even control their hands . Mikee is constantly in pain from his MS COMPLICATED TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA that he's more comfortable asleep than awake. Johnnys hands are so shaky he can't even control the remote to his tv he also  has trouble getting out sounds so he may lie there quietly when the picture on his tv goes out until someone notices. His frequent infections cause him to become catatonic and he may only be able to communicate by blinking when he has flare ups like that.  And the whole time I know he's probably thinking I hope My brother is feeling ok today. And the same applys to mike who has often asked if John is ok all while having one of his pain attacks and trying hard to get through the horrible pain that no pain medication has been able to keep under control! They don't deserve this, no one does. They both only have one wish for xmas and we promised them that we were going to work the hardest we've ever worked to grant them this xmas wish . So friends and Family we humbly ask you to help us  make Mikee and Johnnys Chritmas wish come true. 
 As we have painstakingly learned, not all procedures or treatments or medications are a sure thing and what works for one person might not work for all but there is some hope . We recently had the privilege of meeting with a Doctor here in Modesto that has had very good outcomes and positive results with Stem Cell treatments on several MS patients. He was also nice enough to help us out with a significant discount as he understands how  hard and costly it can get for even one patient so with there being two in our family with MS he was more than willing to help in some way. Both the guys are scheduled for their first Stem Cell treatment on December 19th 2017  each of those procedures will need to be paid in full the day before ( 12/18/17). The cost for the first treatments will be $2000 each so $4000 total . Plus whatever costs we incur for the guys transportation fees as they can't usually be transported in a regular car and other expenses accordingly. After that each treatment will be scheduled every few months. So the expenses will only keep rising after treatments begin. Please help us in making this possible miracle happen for two of the kindest , bighearted , caring guys that deserve some kind of happiness, some kind of good news , something to look forward to! Please donate what ever you possibly can to help us start off and possibly continue these treatments for them that have the possibility of making a HUGE difference in their lives! A possible MIRACLE! Any amount is welcomed and so greatly appreciated but if donating is something you are not currently able  to do right now then we kindly ask for prayers that we may be able to fulfill this one wish for them this Christmas this LIFETIME! Thank you so much in advance for all you help. I will be giving updates as we go along this journey with Mikee and Johnny and we appreciate and are thankful for your company along the way! God bless you all!
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Organizer and beneficiary

Erika Gonzalez 
Organizer
Modesto, CA
Teresa Perez 
Beneficiary
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