Recently, one of the families at our dayhome was given a devastating cancer diagnosis. Chris Sargent and his wife Sofia Pastorino are parents to sweet Juliana, who turned two in December.
In mid-August 2018, Chris went to his doctor as he thought he may have gallstones, and within 48 hours, was told he has metastatic cancer. After meeting with his oncology team, he was diagnosed with stage 4, incurable cholangiocarcinoma (known as bile duct cancer).
Sofia gave birth to their second child, Lucia, in April. She is from Argentina and does not have her family here in Canada. Chris and Sofi have sought out seek treatment options elsewhere, and and will continue too, although this poses major financial challenges.
Please help us raise funds to support them in this terrible time, and to ease some of the financial burden this illness has imposed onto them. Their entire world has been turned upside down. Please contribute whatever you can, to make them feel supported by the extended family that Rose and Benoit have created through the dayhome and by family, friends and colleagues elsewhere.