Sacrifices for Jennifer

My mom, Jennifer, lives in the Philippines as a single mom. My parents divorced more than a decade ago and my dad(along with my brothers) had moved to the US. My mom had agreed to this because she knew that we would have a better future in the US than in the Philippines. This was a huge sacrifice for my mom~ she missed holding us, talking to us, and/or cooking for us. The distance really took a toll on my mom mentally and emotionally. I’m sure that my mom had a very hard time coping but she kept a strong front.

In the week of September 21st, 2020, I was told that my mom had signs and symptoms of a stroke then later my mom was diagnosed with Stage 3B Breast Cancer. According to the diagnostic images and additional testing, the MD had found a tumor in her brain and some small tumors in her lungs which are causing my mom moderate to severe pain in those areas, right eye blindness, and unsteadiness. She was also given antibiotics due to a gall bladder infection.

Due to these health changes, my mom is unable to work.

My heart breaks for my mom. All of these sacrifices she made.. for what?… just so she can be rewarded with a Stage 3B cancer? This is very unfair for her and I am very sad and frustrated… but the only thing I can do is support her along with my brothers. My mom’s wish is immunotherapy but if not possible, comfort care and we want to respect my mom’s wishes.

I am reaching out to the community today for assistance because, truthfully, I do not think my brothers and I will be able to make enough to support our mom financially. With my mom’s rent being approximately $500 a month and medical bills ranging from $100 to $1000(or more) out of pocket, it’s just too much money to try to obtain in a short amount of time plus I feel that in the long run, we won’t be able to keep up with the expenses. Any amount you are able to donate will be  incredibly helpful to support her and my family. 

Finally, we would like to thank you in advance for your support and prayers.

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Jaime Miller 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Ethan Pham 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • David Farmer 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
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Organizer

David Farmer 
Organizer
Aurora, CO

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