Matthews Brain Tumor surgery

This picture shows a new father. Excited to start the next chapter of his life. But that came to a halt with one phone call from Matthews medical team. (The night before his newborn son would be going to to umass for surgery to correct club foot) The words that came next just echod but all else went silent, "Sorry but the tumor in your brain has come back."
In 2015 Matthew was diagnosed with Cushings disease and he had neurosurgery to remove the tumor on his pituitary. As a result of this Matthew has been on medications and consistent examinations to ensure the tumor stayed away. Matthew was told at that time he wouldn't be able to conceive a child due to his condition. So when the pregnancy happened, you can imagine their over whelming tears of joy.
Matthew is a wonderful loving person that has helped anyone who asked for help. It has always been in his heart to help others, he became a Jr. Firefighter at 16 and continued on as a volunteer Firefighter. He has always been a hard worker that provides for his family that includes 2 stepchildren, a 2 month old son and fiance who is unable to return to work due to issues that arose during maternity and now caring for 3 young children. He is an all around amazing person, Son, Bother and Friend. And now he needs help. His medical insurance doesn't cover all his medical expenses and his family will also be needing support to cover bills while Matthew recovers and is unable to return to work. Curently Matthews Medical team is figuring out the best plan of action to remove the tumor again and all we know is radiation isn't an option at this time and he has to have another Brain surgery. Thank you in advance for reading this and helping Matthew.
  • Mandy Kowal 
    • $15 
    • 29 mos
  • Katie Dwyer 
    • $20 
    • 29 mos
  • Kerianne Dwyer 
    • $20 
    • 29 mos
  • Jack Kinnear 
    • $20 
    • 29 mos
  • Lisa McKay 
    • $50 
    • 29 mos
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Fundraising team: Crush Cushings (3)

Rebekah Thompson 
Organizer
Raised $436 from 9 donations
Hardwick, MA
Jillyan Carter 
Team member
Raised $35 from 2 donations
Tina Dreyer-Beauchemin 
Team member
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