Danielle Janofsky Memorial Trust

$95,406 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 1,548 people in 18 months
On February 27, 2017, K9 Officer Max Janofsky lost his amazing wife, Danielle, after her courageous battle with cancer, lasting only about three weeks.

Danielle “Dani” Janofsky was 6 months pregnant when she entered the hospital with abdominal pains on February 8, 2017. It was quickly discovered that melanoma had spread to her liver, kidney, stomach, and finally, brain. She made the selfless and loving decision to deliver baby Jake on Friday February 24th thereby sacrificing herself so that her son could live. Jake was born 1 pound 11 ounces and is currently in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the University of Pennsylvania where he recently met his big sister Avery, age 4.

Dani, devoted mother, loving wife, much-loved sister, beloved daughter and cherished daughter-in-law lost her very short battle with cancer on February 27, 2017.

Dani’s husband Max, a K9 police officer in Monroe Township New Jersey, was by her side every minute helping to ease her pain and remind her of how much love surrounds her and her family. Max is a retired Staff Sargeant, Bronze Star recipient, combat  veteran who served several tours in Iraq and Afghanistan for the United States Army.

This fundraising page has been developed to benefit trust funds for Avery and Jake Janofsky. Funds will be used to ensure the best medical care for Jake and additional funds will be used for education purposes for the children.

We appreciate you taking the time to read this description of a bright life that ended too soon and hope that you will carry the love Dani had for her family, especially her children, with you as an inspiration to live everyday fully and love everyone fiercely.

Thank you for considering a donation in her honor.
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Jeff Hart
18 months ago

Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn's rain, When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there. I did not die.

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Judy Harty-Janofsky
18 months ago

We wish we could hug each and everyone of you personally, You are restoring our faith in this world! We want the universe to know the sacrifice dani made to bring jake into this world. If you could write down where the donations are from , it will show us danis story has reached so far and wide. Also the FOP and all first responders I didn't truly understand when you say " brotherhood /sisterhood" you are truly family

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Judy Harty-Janofsky
18 months ago

So thankful to all of you,it is a long road ahead,max will be a fantastic father,and please continue to pray because this tragic horrible situation is far from over

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Trina Hall
18 months ago

I love to be able give but I retired disable person ,but I can help if they allow me to make memorial blanket for Avery and little Jake , but would need ok from family and a one picture of their mother please contact if that possible

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Amy Hawkins Thurman
18 months ago

My husband and I are Police and retired Police in Lexington, KY. I am so moved by how truly wonderful this woman was. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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April Marshall
18 months ago
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I am so sorry to for your loss. Your wife sounds like an amazing woman, wife, and mother. She definitely did the most selfless thing you can do for another. I wish her peace. And wish you and your family strength during this time. This story truly touched me as I am a military spouse, sister to AD brother, and Sister in law to a fellow police officer. Max, I know this is all about your wife and I am not trying to take from that, but I have to take time to thank you as well. You sound like an ideal SOLDIER and person. I want to THANK YOU for your Service to Our Country and your continued Service as a Police Officer. A SOLDIER shows great strength and courage each and every day as they get up and do their job. No questions asked just go. I wish you and your family the best and hope with time it gets easier. I pray your lil man gets strong quickly and makes it home to you and his sister soon. Thank you and Hoorah!!

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Austin Morgan
18 months ago
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I truly wish I had any extra $ to help out. Unfortunately I'm so broke due to lay off at work. However, I did share this on my Facebook page asking everyone to please help. Our thoughts and prayers go out to this amazing family and to all of Danielle's friend's and family. It sounds like she was a very amazing person.

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Laura Zuelke
17 months ago
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I'm so incredibly sorry for yalls loss.. Her story gave me chills as my birthday is also February 24th & I was also born at 1 lb 11 oz, 24 years ago though !! My prayers are with you and your family

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Kristin Field
18 months ago
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God bless you all ❤️Your story is so touching! I couldn't imagine. ❤️

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Karen Walker
18 months ago
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So sorry for your loss. I can not imagine the pain that your family is feeling. What a brave woman. Praying for your family

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Joni Veneman
18 months ago
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I am not in a financial position that I can donate, but felt the need to let you know that you are in my prayers. Cancer is such an ugly disease. Your wife is a hero and phenomenal Mommy. She chose her child over herself. A very selfless act. There is a special place in Heaven for her.

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Jackee Alter
18 months ago
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Im so terribly sorry for y'alls loss. What an amazing woman and inspiration Dani is. I will keep you all in my prayers and that little guy Jake will pull through because God has a plan and he is a strong little man. God bless Max, Avery, Jake and family.

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Cody Miller
18 months ago
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My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. May Danielle's love for her family and friends live on through her children, Jake and Avery.

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Candy Danstop
18 months ago
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So Sad , My Heart is with Y a"s Prayers out to You and your Children :(

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Frances Bosch
18 months ago
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My prayers for your loss. This so sad.

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Cathy Marie Whorton
17 months ago
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Hi, there. Im so sorry for your lost my brother passed away from cancer stage 4, April 14 2017... I will put you and children in our prayers im so about your lost

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Elizabeth Svedman
17 months ago
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My thoughts and prayers are with all of your family! May God bless you all! You have my deepest condolences and prayers.

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Marie LaPorte Serra
18 months ago
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My prayers for Max, his children and family and friends.... Jake may be fighting but the battle can be won.... my friend had a -lb 10 oz baby boy in August... he is now 7 months old and 14 pounds.... miracles happen ... again so sorry for your loss

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Edythe Richman
17 months ago
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Put an update and let us know what's going on.

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Edythe Richman
17 months ago
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Hope the baby comes home soon!!

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Thoughts with your family.

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Praying for every member of this cherished family.

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Jeff Hart
18 months ago

Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn's rain, When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there. I did not die.

+ Read More
Judy Harty-Janofsky
18 months ago

We wish we could hug each and everyone of you personally, You are restoring our faith in this world! We want the universe to know the sacrifice dani made to bring jake into this world. If you could write down where the donations are from , it will show us danis story has reached so far and wide. Also the FOP and all first responders I didn't truly understand when you say " brotherhood /sisterhood" you are truly family

+ Read More
Judy Harty-Janofsky
18 months ago

So thankful to all of you,it is a long road ahead,max will be a fantastic father,and please continue to pray because this tragic horrible situation is far from over

+ Read More
Trina Hall
18 months ago

I love to be able give but I retired disable person ,but I can help if they allow me to make memorial blanket for Avery and little Jake , but would need ok from family and a one picture of their mother please contact if that possible

+ Read More
Amy Hawkins Thurman
18 months ago

My husband and I are Police and retired Police in Lexington, KY. I am so moved by how truly wonderful this woman was. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

+ Read More
April Marshall
18 months ago
7
7

I am so sorry to for your loss. Your wife sounds like an amazing woman, wife, and mother. She definitely did the most selfless thing you can do for another. I wish her peace. And wish you and your family strength during this time. This story truly touched me as I am a military spouse, sister to AD brother, and Sister in law to a fellow police officer. Max, I know this is all about your wife and I am not trying to take from that, but I have to take time to thank you as well. You sound like an ideal SOLDIER and person. I want to THANK YOU for your Service to Our Country and your continued Service as a Police Officer. A SOLDIER shows great strength and courage each and every day as they get up and do their job. No questions asked just go. I wish you and your family the best and hope with time it gets easier. I pray your lil man gets strong quickly and makes it home to you and his sister soon. Thank you and Hoorah!!

+ Read More
Austin Morgan
18 months ago
6
6

I truly wish I had any extra $ to help out. Unfortunately I'm so broke due to lay off at work. However, I did share this on my Facebook page asking everyone to please help. Our thoughts and prayers go out to this amazing family and to all of Danielle's friend's and family. It sounds like she was a very amazing person.

+ Read More
Laura Zuelke
17 months ago
5
5

I'm so incredibly sorry for yalls loss.. Her story gave me chills as my birthday is also February 24th & I was also born at 1 lb 11 oz, 24 years ago though !! My prayers are with you and your family

+ Read More
Kristin Field
18 months ago
5
5

God bless you all ❤️Your story is so touching! I couldn't imagine. ❤️

+ Read More
Karen Walker
18 months ago
4
4

So sorry for your loss. I can not imagine the pain that your family is feeling. What a brave woman. Praying for your family

+ Read More
Joni Veneman
18 months ago
3
3

I am not in a financial position that I can donate, but felt the need to let you know that you are in my prayers. Cancer is such an ugly disease. Your wife is a hero and phenomenal Mommy. She chose her child over herself. A very selfless act. There is a special place in Heaven for her.

+ Read More
Jackee Alter
18 months ago
3
3

Im so terribly sorry for y'alls loss. What an amazing woman and inspiration Dani is. I will keep you all in my prayers and that little guy Jake will pull through because God has a plan and he is a strong little man. God bless Max, Avery, Jake and family.

+ Read More
Cody Miller
18 months ago
3
3

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. May Danielle's love for her family and friends live on through her children, Jake and Avery.

+ Read More
Candy Danstop
18 months ago
3
3

So Sad , My Heart is with Y a"s Prayers out to You and your Children :(

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Frances Bosch
18 months ago
3
3

My prayers for your loss. This so sad.

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Cathy Marie Whorton
17 months ago
2
2

Hi, there. Im so sorry for your lost my brother passed away from cancer stage 4, April 14 2017... I will put you and children in our prayers im so about your lost

+ Read More
Elizabeth Svedman
17 months ago
2
2

My thoughts and prayers are with all of your family! May God bless you all! You have my deepest condolences and prayers.

+ Read More
Marie LaPorte Serra
18 months ago
2
2

My prayers for Max, his children and family and friends.... Jake may be fighting but the battle can be won.... my friend had a -lb 10 oz baby boy in August... he is now 7 months old and 14 pounds.... miracles happen ... again so sorry for your loss

+ Read More
Edythe Richman
17 months ago
1
1

Put an update and let us know what's going on.

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Edythe Richman
17 months ago
1
1

Hope the baby comes home soon!!

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