Miracle & Support for JoAnthony

This is my son JoAnthony Marquez aka "Joey".  He's a 14 year old boy that suffers from seizures. He's had them since he was 6 years old.  He was told not to do things like all other kids do like ride a bike, swim in swimming pools, etc. He loves being outside. He hasn't been able to attend school on a regular basis since then . He was Bully in School..  He's been in and out of doctor's appointments and hospitals all his life.  Doctors here and in Texas now say that he is no longer a candidate for laser surgery that he was probably going to get since the brain tumors he has are now too big. Now new doctors working with him are trying  to  figure out what our next step is. He's now constantly in and out of both Gallesano Children's hospital in Ft. Myers (45 minutes away) and also in St. Petersburg hospital (3 hours away). Because of us being in hospitals, Mario (his dad) has missed allot of time from work . He's the only one that can work while I am with Joey 24/7/365. We also have 2 other children. Any amount weather big or small will help Mario cover our day to day living costs so that we may be with Joey. He's been in the hospital now for almost one month.  They are constantly running more and more tests, changing and adding meds meanwhile he continues to still have seizures everyday and fall straight forward and back. We would love to be able to spend Christmas at home instead of a hospital. Please help us make this possible. This is not the end we still have a long way to go with my baby boy. This journey has been long enough for our fighter. It's time he gets his life back.  Soon he is going to want to drive... go out on a date... and travel the world. Later on in life he also wants to help kids with his same conditions. It's not fair to him. He was robbed of his childhood. It's always been "you can't do this, you can't do that". He's sick of living like this. So us just like all other parents want.... for there kid to be good, happy and healthy.  That's all we've been trying to do this past 8 years. It's time to win his life back. At the end of this story.... all we want is for my son to get his life back. We're not going to stop trying. In advance, thank you for all your prayers, love, any and all support.   I'm not one to ask for any help but it's now come to that point where we need help so that Mario can be there for his son. We need to be together. We will post updates when we can. Please don't feel bad if we don't respond right away.

Donations

  • Sharon Honsaker Tice 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
  • Maria De La Rosa 
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Juan Maldonado 
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Rudy Martinez  
    • $200 
    • 6 mos
  • Julian Marquez 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
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Organizer

Quintana Leticia 
Organizer
Immokalee, FL
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