Smith Family

In late September, after months of stomach pain Stephanie's husband (Brandon) was finally able to get an appointment to visit the doctor and get a colonoscopy. It was during that appointment they found nodes in his colon, and only a few days and several tests later he was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer and needed immediate surgery to remove a part of his colon. 

The initial surgery seemed to go well until his incision got infected and his colon was leaking fluids. Since then he has undergone 2 additional emergency surgeries to remove a portion of his small intestine and is now home trying to rest and heal so he can get strong enough to undergo 6 months of chemotherapy. 

During this time he has been unable to work, and will continue being home and healing for the foreseeable future.   As you can imagine the lack of income and the medical expenses have been very costly. Stephanie is the only one working right now and that is the only income they are living off of. We are asking for donations from those of you who are willing and able to help Stephanie and her family.
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Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 6 hrs
  • Ricardo Serrato 
    • $50 
    • 6 d
  • Dave Cash 
    • $250 
    • 8 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 10 d
  • Rich Blogg 
    • $100 
    • 10 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

April Contreras 
Organizer
Corona, CA
Stephanie Smith 
Beneficiary
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