For my grandpa's hospital & funeral expenses

Hello! My name is Aubrey. 
My grandfather of 70 was recently diagnosed with Stage IV Bladder Cancer and it has already spread across his body.

I'm starting a GoFundMe to help pay his hospital and medical bills.

My grandpa lives in the Philippines, with the rest of our relatives.

They currently don't have any health insurance of any form and due to the urgency of the situation, he was rushed to a private hospital (Adventist Medical Center - Bacolod).
He was rushed on May 31st but left on June 8th when he was diagnosed with Stage IV Bladder Cancer. According to the doctor, he has about 6 months left before cancer ends up destroying his entire body.


Any amount is greatly appreciated! 

Thank you very much!





Some background:
Back in February, he celebrated his birthday and was looking quite healthy.
In the past couple of months, his health started deteriorating and was losing a lot of weight. He's the type of person who wouldn't bother anyone if there is something wrong going on.

The first diagnosis (before we knew he had cancer) was that he had tuberculosis and some form of fibroid in his bladder. At that point, he was bed-ridden, having trouble peeing, and was peeing blood. 

My grandpa was reluctant and decided to go home after the first diagnosis.
However, he started hurting again and was rushed to the hospital on May 31st.
He had dialysis done and a catheter connected. I believe he also had surgery done to ease the pain but I will reconnect with my family in the Philippines to double-check. 

Monday, June 8th, our relatives in the Philippines called to tell us that my grandpa was diagnosed with Stage IV Bladder Cancer and that they decided to leave the hospital. 
According to the doctors, my grandpa has approx. 6 months left to live. 


We will use every penny donated for his hospital bills, medical bills, and any leftover will be for his future if something ever happens. 

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JUNE 19, 2020 UPDATE

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe.
I have an update concerning my grandpa.

Unfortunately, we received some bad news this morning.
On June 19, 2020, my grandpa passed away in his home in the Philippines. We also received news from the doctors that his cancer originated in his colon. He had Stage IV Colon Cancer and has already spread throughout his body.

We appreciate all the love, support, donations, and prayers from everyone. We're forever grateful to each one of you. Thank you and God bless

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Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Evan Laite 
    • $5 
    • 1 mo
  • Amber & Mitty C. 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Alex Misbah  
    • $15 
    • 1 mo
  • Ariel Brual 
    • $30 
    • 1 mo
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Organizer and beneficiary

Aubrey Gelisanga 
Organizer
Newhall, CA
Walter Gelisanga 
Beneficiary
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