Do you want to help a good man?
Do you want to support a selfless friend and father who always gives all he has?
Do you want to give back to a Veteran who sacrificed for his country?
I want to help him, but I need your help too.
His name is Tom Palermo. He is my father.
My dad was recently diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer that will require surgery and several rounds of radiation and chemotherapy. This situation is complicated by his being confined to a wheelchair for more than a decade...
For as long as I can remember, my father has battled an undiagnosed neurological disorder causing paralysis in his left leg that has slowly progressed to the entire left side of his body. Through it all, he has suffered in silence not wanting to be a burden to his family. He rarely asks for help so as not to inconvenience those around him. My dad just keeps smiling and telling his not-so-funny jokes.
Recently, though, he has begun a new battle - a battle with cancer. It will take a toll on him for sure. There will be days and weeks ahead when he can not make it to work. There will be care needed not covered by the VA Hospital. So my siblings and I are amassing all the support we can find. This is where you come in.
Your donation will help with such costs as:
>Transportation to the hospital for radiation therapy
>Home nursing and physical therapy
>Home medical supplies
I want this to be his "Its A Wonderful Life" moment.
I want him to know that he has touched people in ways that he never realized.
I want him to know his generosity has not gone unnoticed.
Thank you for your support!