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Save Sally!

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My best friend is a dog. Her name is Sally and she was recently diagnosed with lymphoma. Treatment is expensive, so will you please help us give her a chance?

We are raising money to help with Sally's lymphoma treatment costs. Dogs are always there for us. Please help us be there for her!

Sally's Story

Sally was a stray puppy who wandered shivering, soaking wet and terrified out of the woods into my parents' yard in rural Alabama not so many years ago. My original plan was to get her healthy and find her a forever home, but what I didn't know at the time was that Sally had already picked me.

With her sonorous and distinctive hound bark I named her after the singer in a favorite band, and a few weeks later I brought her with me to California when I moved. In our new home of sunshine and palm trees we have hiked innumerable miles and climbed many mountains, and Sally continues to share her gentle spirit with everyone we meet.

After struggling through the economic hardships of the "˜Great Recession' I began to pay my dues in a new career, with my ever-faithful Sally providing unconditional support through the hardest times. There have been a lot of hard times. I was laid off from my job as a radio producer in November, and my financial situation left me feeling helpless and devastated by the recent news that Sally was diagnosed with lymphoma.

A lot of research and soul searching led to my decision to treat Sally, but chemotherapy is expensive and we could really use your help. Your donation of any amount gives us some much-needed hope that Sally may not lose her life, and that I may not lose my best friend.

Sally is happiest to be wherever I am, and since I am on earth I'm hoping I can keep her here a while longer. The good news is that Sally has reacted very favorably to treatment so far. I can't give up on her and I'm asking you to give a little to keep her light in the world.


  • Rick Banales
    • $20 
    • 10 yrs


Joe Armstrong

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