Please help my mom

Hello this is Ryan, Sandy's son.  I put this GoFund me in my moms name so she has access to update her journey.  I wanted to start a Gofund me page for my mother to help with her medical bills.  As many of you know, she was diagnosied with Stage 3 breast cancer at the end of September.  She does have her own private insurance but she still has a deductable and copayment.  In just the last 2 months after already paying $7000 for 2017 for insurance alone, she has medical bills totaling $10,000 and they keep coming in.  She has a long road still ahead of her with 4 more chemo treatments, reconstruction surgery and radiation in 2018.  Due to the New Year, she had to start over with her deductable and the insurance company increased her copayment from 30% to 50% plus they increased her insureance to $8000 annually.  The bills keep coming in and I am worried the stress of all the bills will effect her healing process.

My mom has had a really bad year with her health, starting with 2 detached retina's in January and had to worry about losing her vision because she is legally blind in her left eye.  Her right eye started to detach and she had treatment but as she thought things were fine, it started to detach again and yet another procedure to get it repaired.  She finally was feeling better and recovered in March and then just a few months later, she got shingles in her head and again near her right eye so again an emeregency treatment so it did not damage her right eye and vision.  And yet a few months later she was diagnoised with Stage 3 breast cancer which has already spreading to the lymphnodes.

My mom has always worked hard but due to her illness it is hard for her to work due to the 3 chemo drugs she is given but is it necessary to aggresively attack the large tumor.  She gives and does for everyone and has been sharing her journey to bring awareness to breast cancer and what cancer treatment does to the patients.  When she feels good, she shares her free craft ideas on her YouTube channel.

I know when my mom beats this disease, she will continue to give to others.  Whatever you can donate, even if it is $5, it is very much appreciated.  Her medical bills may be more than the GoFund goal but this is a great start to relieve some the stress due to all the bills.

Thank you for taking the time to read my moms journey and for your kind and generous donation.

Donations

  • Mary Rempfer Doleshal 
    • 25 $ 
    • 24 mos
  • Katherine Woodman  
    • 25 $ 
    • 27 mos
  • Theresa Romero 
    • 5 $ 
    • 27 mos
  • Mary Rempfer Doleshal 
    • 25 $ 
    • 27 mos
  • Theresa Romero 
    • 5 $ 
    • 28 mos
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Organizer

Sandy Cass 
Organizer
Hickory Hills, IL
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