Susanna Merlo Family Emergency Fund

Hello Dear Friends of Susanna, 

Susanna's mom has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and needs to have surgery immediately. Her mom is back home in Italy, and Susanna needs to be with her and her family during this serious time. Please donate what you can to help raise the funds to help our sweet Susanna fly back home to Italy to be with her mom, as well as help cover the costs of medical bills and cost of living expenses. Below is a note from Susanna:

"My mom Daria has recently been diagnosed with a fast growing brain tumor that is pressing on the Broca Area and causing her sudden speech impairments. She was hospitalized today and will need brain surgery ASAP, as the tumor is reaching the motor functions too. My family barely had a chance to process this news. We have to act fast, there is no time to waste as waiting could mean that my beloved mom will be paralyzed on her right side for good. I am calling all my dear friends and loved ones to help me cover the traveling and possible care expenses coming up, as I have just come back from a visit and have not had a chance to recover financially. All of those who know me also know how difficult it is to ask for help, but this is my time to do so. I am so grateful for my U.S. family.
Please hold my mom in your heart. Thank You”

Anything you can contribute, both financially and energetically, makes a HUGE difference. Thank you so much for your support, love, and prayers.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Jenny Harrow 
San Francisco, CA
Susanna Merlo 
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