Many of you are already aware of Mandy's recent diagnosis. For those of you that aren't, Mandy was first diagnosed a couple years ago with breast cancer. The cancer had metastasized in her breast and lymph nodes as invasive ductal carcinoma. She had to have a double mastectomy, 6 months of chemo where she lost all of her hair, eyebrows, eyelashes and then a full hysterectomy. After that she underwent reconstructive surgery and finally implants.
Amanda's cancer has recently come back in multiple spots in her chest presenting as metastatic breast cancer. The Walsh family has been faced with more than anyone should have to bare in a lifetime in only a matter of months. Aside from their family swimming in unpaid medical debt from her last diagnosis, they have had to endure the recent loss of our dear friend Adam Farrell on the same day as losing their mother Terri Gasper to cancer. The emotional heartache of these events alone is crippling and devastating to say the least.
I want to make this family’s situation known to as many as possible to seek financial aid from those that have anything to give. Mandy has been struggling with being on disability at work for some time now, and this new diagnosis will create its own new accompaniment of medical bills in addition to the latter. To add to their piling financial crisis, they’re family vehicle was just recently totaled as well.
The Walsh family needs our help in more ways than they can comfortably ask for. I am reaching out to you all to ask for your help to aid them in whatever ways you can financially. Even just a small contribution to help with Adam's celebration of life last weekend would be wonderful. No one should have to face challenges in life such as these, but knowing there are those that love and care is the best thing anyone could ask for.
"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light".