Mama Trudi’s battle against pancreatic cancer

In July of 2020 Trudi was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at a stage we were in high hopes of treating at home.
As of Monday the 23rd of November we received news that the tumor doubled in size and the cancer count was 14 times more than her last test result showed. We are gearing up to send Trudi into the treatment of her choice this Sunday, unfortunately it is not covered by insurance. After extensive research and time spent on this matter she felt that this route would be best for her health. We are reaching out for help as her treatment has to be paid in full before they will treat her. The treatments all together are looking to be upwards of $50,000 but right now we are asking for $35,000 in hopes that she won’t be too upset with us for reaching out for help ;) As her children it’s been an extremely hard road to see the rock in our lives struggle and battle for her life but we know she’s a fighter and we are confident in this treatment and her healing. Any amount will help and we will appreciate donations both large and small. If money isn’t an option right now, thoughts and prayers are more than what she needs.

Much love,

Trudi’s kids



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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
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  • Careta Crill 
    • $75 
    • 8 d
  • Ernest Vandivier 
    • $100 
    • 15 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 17 d
    • $1,000 
    • 28 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Haley Kesterson 
Cedar Rapids, IA
Trudi Kesterson 
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