Joe is 23 and has fought metastatic Ewings Sarcoma 3 times since June 2014. He's had 28 rounds of chemo and radiation twice. Cancer stole a kidney and left him a paraplegic. He's dealt with ER visits, inpatient stays, scans, blood infusions, bouts of neutropenia and sepsis and more horrific pain than most adults four times his age. Throughout all this he never lost his positive attitude and never backed down from a proposed treatment that would allow him to live.
When Joe was admitted into the hospital on 4/24/18 for an MRI, no one expected that he would never return home again. However, Ewings Sarcoma is viciously aggressive and in August Joe was told no further treatment options were available. His health needs required more care than could be provided at home and Joe was moved into a hospice center.
His mother, Susann, has been by his side through it all. She's currently not working and is on FMLA so she can stay with him at hospice. Joe is never left alone and his family is doing everything they can to make the most of Joe's time. However, years of treatment, parking fees, bridge tolls, gas, food etc have taken a toll on their finances. Her 13 year old truck is in need of repairs. Transportation is vital especially so his brother and step brother can visit. Joe can't leave the hospice facility so they are dedicated to bringing the world to Joe. Any financial assistance is greatly appreciated to help the family with daily and future expenses.
You can read Joe's story here. https://facebook.com/JoesJourneyWithEwings