Ron Jensen in his words….
After successfully overcoming my Leukemia battle in 2015, this recent relapse hasn't gone so well. I need your help.
I require a bone marrow transplant. It is not just physically, emotionally and mentally demanding on myself but also on my family. I will be out of work for at least a year if everything goes well.
You can help in three ways:
Financial- any donation helps my children and myself
Become a donor: go to bethematch.org and sign up to save a life
Forward this link to anyone you think can help and then forward it to someone else. I haven't asked for much over the years, in fact, most of you would consider me a very giving person. But now, I do need your help.
If anyone knows Ron Jensen you soon learn that he is all about his family, his devotion to his kids, being self employed, and his latest business projects. All of this combined into a good human being you can always count on. As friends know, most of Ron's weekends are spends at Max or Elle's activities and games. Its not in Ron’s DNA to miss any activity involving his kids. If he is not coaching the team, he is always there in support. He secretly strives each week to be come…... Super Dad. WE all already know. He is super dad!
If you don’t know Ron most conversations flow with a fun variety of jabs, often interrupted with multiple laughs, toss in some sharp whit and, if he is on his game that day he will work in a movie line or two.
Having said this, it was hard for Ron to ask for help this time around. 2017 was starting with a bang for Ron…Everything was lining up. He had won several key project bids at work, as a result. Ron was looking to his most lucrative year ever!!!. Then, what started with a simple sore throat in April ended with the worst news possible…. Its back… Leukemia.
This time around the battle is much more complicated than last time. Ron has been in the City of Hope for about 8 weeks now. His leukemia has mutated into another strand. He has had many more complications. Needless to say the costs are adding up quickly for the Jensen family. The medical bills keep pouring in… Medication costs now, medication costs later after the transplant to hold off rejection and such.
Needless to say, his treatment is more comlex this time after many biopsy’s and Chemo that did not work this time around. Followed by another round of a different type of chemo. Radiation is up next when he checks back into City of Hope on August 13th. Then the Bone Marrow Transplant at the end of August.
If you recall after being released last time from the hospital, Ron purchased a superwoman cape and required his mother to wear it home from Huntington Hospital. He wanted everyone to know his mother was his SUPER HERO thu the whole process. With Ron's latest battle, its a few years later and everyone is a few years older… As a result, Ron has taken over the Super hero cape his mother wore that day . You can't see it but he wears that cape every day as he faces this current battle.
Needless to say we all are asking for your help, we are asking for your networks help also to help turn 2017 around for Ron and his family. Everything counts in this fight! The Jensen’s need your thoughts, prayers, and donations. This time please pay it forward folks…. well wishes, become a donor yourself… or donate to Ron, Max and Elle to help in this moment of need. Trust me once Ron gets back on his feet he will be out doing all the things that super dad's do in the community as Ron Pays it forward! Because that who he really is as a tremendous dad and good human being already….
- nick scoville
- Zara Scoville
- Chuck Hice
- Clear Hadden-Gunther
- Sue Moss
Organizer and beneficiary
Los Angeles, CA