Our precious grandson, Vinny Desautels, is fighting a battle that no child should have to fight - the fight against cancer. Vinny is 7 1/2 years old and in 2nd. grade. He is tender-hearted and so loving. He recently donated his hair to "wigs for kids with cancer". Even though he was teased throughout the 2 years of growing his hair out, it didn't deter him from his mission...to help a child in need.
On Thursday Vinny came home from school complaining about knee pain. When getting ready to take a shower his parents noticed a significant lump on his right hip and brought him to the emergency room. A large growth was identified on his Iliac bone.
The next day Friday Vinny had an eye doctors appointment for a swollen eye that has been getting progressively worse over the course of a month ( originally thought to be allergies).They told Dr Martel about the previous evening and how he needed to go back to the doctors about the hip, and were concerned the two might be related. Doc agreed and got the ball rolling for them. They're at Sutter Medical Downtown Sacramento. They're still conducting tests on Vinny. They have identified another malignant mass on the eye that appears to be aggressive.
Vinny is taking all of this like a brave little turd. There are many more tests ahead and they're in the hospital for an undetermined amount of time.
We have started this Go Fund Me account to ease the burden of his parents, Jason and Amanda. Amanda is six months pregnant and Jason is a combat veteran. Over the next days, weeks, and months ahead they will need to be at countless doctor appointments, hospital stays and surgeries. As you can imagine the normal costs of every day living...such as rent, food, gas, car, etc...the medical costs can be astronomical.
This will enable Vinny's parents be able to concentrate on Vinny getting well and fighting this wicked disease called cancer.
From the bottom of our hearts we humbly ask that you share this link with friends and family and if possible in giving (any amount will help).
We thank you for your support and God bless each and every one of you!!