Please help Debi Durst as she recovers from cancer

In July 2018, my dear friend, Debi Durst, was diagnosed with double hit non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma with less than a 30% chance of survival.  After many grueling months of chemo treatments followed by radiation treatments, the cancer at the original site on her left scapula was still there and growing.  Her last hope was a very high risk CAR-T cell treatment.  Debi's own immune system T cells were collected to be genetically modified and were returned to her body early May at the University of Maryland Hospital; and she spent the next two months in Baltimore recovering.
The great news is DEBI IS NOW CANCER-FREE!  However, the CAR-T treatment completely destroyed Debi's immune system just as it does with transplant patients, so it may take a year or more to rebuild her immune system.
With that great news comes great financial hardship.  Debi is a Miniature Schnauzer breeder who  also has a grooming & boarding business near Charles Town, WV.  But, as she was battling cancer over the last year, she was unable to work.  And, Debi will only be able to work a few hours a week in the coming months as she continues her recovery.
Debi has made hundreds of people happy who have adopted her lovable Miniature Schnauzers over the past 27 years.  We have 3 of them- Rosie, Sammy & Prada.
Please help Debi get back on her feet financially so this coming year can be a happy one for her.
We so much appreciate it.
Thank you, Susan Wood
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Organizer and beneficiary

Susan Wood 
Hagerstown, MD
Debi Durst 
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