Help Rea Beat Cancer!

$42,647 of $250,000 goal

Raised by 657 people in 20 months
Alexis Chin
on behalf of Vivienne Chin
 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

Campaign 2:


Today is October 31, 2016. It is almost 3 months since Rea did her first surgery on August 4, 2016 to remove her left ovary due to cancer. She is still in the hospital fighting to be a survivor. It has been a long and tiring road but we give thanks for where she is today. She has stared death in the face a few times and we salute her for being so brave and strong. She is our heroine, our super hero, our warrior princess.... She still has so much that she is fighting and is still receiving treatments and chemotherapy. The campaign is being revamped to now support Rea's treatments that she need to live. The bills are unfathomable.... 

Bill #1 - Air Ambulance - US$16,000
Bill #2 - Hospital 1 - US$62,500
Bill #3 - Hospital 2 so far - US$136,000
Total bills so far - US$214,500

This does not include the fact that Rea's mother is unable to work as she has to tend to her. The day-to-day expenses add up quite quickly also. We have come a long way and we are truly grateful for the support. However, we are pleading once again for the financial support. We cannot do this without you. Please help.

#CancerSucks
#TeamRea
#PrayForRea
#EndChildhoodCancer




Campaign 1:
Rea Chin Bowen is an 11 year old Jamaican girl who has been faced with a journey that no child deserves. She has had 3 major surgeries in the past 6 weeks and is still in a critical state. The local hospital has categorically stated that they are no longer able to provide her with the emergency care that she needs right now. We need funds to get her to a Miami hospital that can hopefully increase her chances at survival.

The first surgery involved the removal of her ovary which was completely devoured by a tumor which was partially cancerous at stage 2 grade 2. The 2nd surgery came just 1 week later with the clearing of an intestinal blockage and the removal of the omentum. With further surgery complications such as adhesions on the intestines, inability to eat solid food for weeks,  significant weight loss and general deterioration of the body. The 3rd surgery started with the hope to complete an intestinal bypass via the duodenum. However, they discovered further masses on the intestines. 

The only hope is to have her transferred to a hospital that is equipped with a competent paediatric hematology and oncology unit. Please help us to get her the medical assistance that she needs to live.

***For full transparency of this campaign, please note that the beneficiary to manage the donated funds is Mrs. Vivienne Chin-James, who is Rea's aunt who currently lives in Florida, USA.***
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Today our princess turns 12!!! To God we give all the glory!!! We are truly thankful that she is alive to see another birthday. It has been a rough journey!!!! We wouldn't wish this on any family. This moring in our family chat there were many tears of joy as we are overwhelmed with thanksgiving .

She still has a long way to go but she is getting there. February will be another month for tests and scans so we ask that you spread the campaign again for these upfront medical costs that are simply unbelievable. ...

We thank you all again for being apart of this journey to share our pain and our happiness. We couldn't have done it without you all.... one love.

#Team Rea
#Pray for Rea
#CancerSucks
#EndChildhoodCancer
Rea and her cousin Amelia
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Christmas day has come and gone and we sincerely hope that you all had a peaceful and merry Christmas. We are grateful for a special Christmas with Rea out of the hospital. When asked what she was thankful for on Christmas day, she answered "the food".... After so many months in the hospital not able to eat, she thoroughly enjoyed her Christmas dinner. She is so strong and continues to be an inspiration to all of us; what a fighter and survivor! She has her challenges that she is still facing but she has certainly come a long way and we are Truly thankful. Her follow up hospital visits are quite costly and she has upcoming scans and tests which will cost about US$5000. We are hoping that we will still get some support for the incessant hospital bills and follow up tests etc. We cannot thank you all enough for the support. One love.

#TeamRea
#PrayForRea
#EndChildhoodCancer
#CancerSucks
Our little fighter #PrayForRea
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#TeamRea an update is long overdue but this one will be worth the wait. Our warrior princess is currently out of the hospital!!! She is not able to come home to Jamaica yet as she is still fighting a few things and have numerous weekly follow up visits and tests etc.

We give God all the glory for where she is right now. The past four months have been a test and she is a testimony to all the prayers and well wishes that you have all poured out for her. There is no way that we could have gotten this far without your support in so many ways. As it stands now her body is free of all cancer and we pray that it will remain this way forever. She will complete further scans soon to properly assess her status and future action plans from a treatment perspective. Her body is slowly recovering and she is a breath of fresh air to be around as she continues to inspire all of us with her strenght and determination. Her body and mind will take a long time to be fully normal again but it is heartwarming to look at her today as she smiles more and more. We look back at her many recent days of pain and her near death encounters and we know that God will not let her go back there. Continue to pray for her please. Thank you all again for all that you have done.
All cuddled up with Aunty Lexy #TeamRea #CancerSucks #EndChildhoodCancer
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#TeamRea our warrior princess is still fighting as best as she can. She has certainly come a far way and we are truly thankful for all the support in so many ways. Sharing with you her chemotherapy completion certificate and we pray that her body is fully rid of every bad cell.

#TeamRea
#PrayForRea
#CancerSucks
#EndChildhoodCancer
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Alexis Chin
20 months ago

Thank you all for your kind words of hope and inspiration. Please continue to pray and spread the campaign!

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Garth George
20 months ago

Duane Boise and the Florida EMED AIR AMBULANCE team are providing services to save Rea. Dr. Johnson has been giving support with logistics and care coordination. GOD SPEED REA!!!!! We are all praying for you.

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Edith Burns
20 months ago
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Rea will certainly be in my prayers. God is able and there is nothing too big that He can't handle. My donation is forth coming.

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Fayonie Hoskin
20 months ago
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PRAY ING FOR YOU RHEA AND I KNOW YOUR GOING TO PULL THROUGH...NOTHING BEAT PRAYER

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Emed Lifeline
20 months ago
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Duane Boise and the Florida EMED ground and air ambulance team are all praying for REA'S recovery.

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Yvette Campbell
20 months ago
6
6

Rea baby girl God is in control you are strong You will be ok my prayer goes out to you God is our healer He take you this far He will never leave you nor forsake you just stay strong and know that God is always with you and He love you❤️❤️❤️❤️ Mr&Mrs Bowen you just keep the faith and stay strong and know that God is in control I have you and your family in my prayer

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Jackie Silvera - Chen
20 months ago
5
5

May God bless my little grand niece Rea Chin I am hurting so Bad over you I wish. God help you baby. I ask every one to pray for you I love you.

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Emed Lifeline
20 months ago
5
5

Duane Boise and the Florida EMED air ambulance team provided life saving services for Rea. God Bless Rea and please continue the prayers!!!!

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Robertha Leonie Baugh Howell
20 months ago
5
5

Praying really hard for you little one.

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Dante Kxñg Reynolds
20 months ago
4
4

Honestly in tears Rea is going to make a recovery she's going to surprise everyone, God will bless and heal her and she will definitely be in my prayers

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Sharon Feanny
20 months ago
2
2

Sending so much love and prayers....you are in my heart Little Rea!

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Love Camie
20 months ago
2
2

I am praying for this princess. It is hard to see God in these difficult situations, but he is always there and is certainly on time....a miracle is on it's way!

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Amanda Q Scott
20 months ago
2
2

Humble yourselfs and wait expectantly on the lord. His glory be evident to all. God delights in changing pain into healing. Come closer to your healer for he has big plans for you!

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Samantha Bowen
20 months ago
2
2

Get well soon sweetie. You are forever in my prayers. No child should have to go through these things and I pray God gives u and ur family the strength to carry on and become healthy once more

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Diannah Williams
20 months ago
2
2

I don't know you but her she's most certainly an adorable angel. I wouldn't even know where to start, my heart breaks for her and what she's going through. I'll remember her and well your entire family in my prayers tonight and I'll continue sharing. Here's to new memories and another collage when this is all over:) Keep sending updates

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Imogene Chatto
20 months ago
2
2

BOW DOWN YOUR EAR, O LORD, HEAR ME:FOR I AM POOR AND NEEDY.PRESERVE MY LIFE, FOR I AM HOLY. YOU ARE MY GOD. FATHER JESUS YOU ARE THE GREATEST THE PHYSICIAN AND I KNOW THAT YOU CAN WORK A MIRIICLE TO SAVE MY LITTLE NIIECE. WHEN DOCTORS GIVE UP, YOU WILL NEVER GIVE UP.PLEASE SEND YOUR ANGELS TO GUIGE AND PROTECT MY LITTLE NIECE REA CHIN. PLEASE I AM ASKING ALL MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH OT PRAY AND IF YOU CAN MAKE A DONATION TO HELP HER. MAY GOD BLESS YOU. HOWARD AND ROSIE ANDREW. GREAT IS THE LORD.

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Sharon Christie Mcneal
20 months ago
2
2

Prayers to you and your family

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Joyce De Lisser
20 months ago
2
2

Indeed Rea is a Miracle child considering all that she has been through/ God has guided all the care givers so far and I AM POSITIVE that he will continue to show all future ones the way forward. Rea will recover in God's time. Our prayers are offered for Connie, Ricky, Rena and the entire family.

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Rashida Lewis
20 months ago
2
2

Get well soon. Jesus loves you Rae he will put his healing hands on you and make you whole again.

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Tosh Everblessed Stevens
20 months ago
2
2

@alexis chin. So sorry to hear about baby girl. Just trust and believe that there will be a miracle. My aunt is also going through the same thing in Jamaica. I would love the name of the Doctor who is attending to her. Please please my aunt is in need of a good doctor.

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Alexis Chin
20 months ago

Thank you all for your kind words of hope and inspiration. Please continue to pray and spread the campaign!

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Garth George
20 months ago

Duane Boise and the Florida EMED AIR AMBULANCE team are providing services to save Rea. Dr. Johnson has been giving support with logistics and care coordination. GOD SPEED REA!!!!! We are all praying for you.

+ Read More
Edith Burns
20 months ago
7
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Rea will certainly be in my prayers. God is able and there is nothing too big that He can't handle. My donation is forth coming.

+ Read More
Fayonie Hoskin
20 months ago
7
7

PRAY ING FOR YOU RHEA AND I KNOW YOUR GOING TO PULL THROUGH...NOTHING BEAT PRAYER

+ Read More
Emed Lifeline
20 months ago
6
6

Duane Boise and the Florida EMED ground and air ambulance team are all praying for REA'S recovery.

+ Read More
Yvette Campbell
20 months ago
6
6

Rea baby girl God is in control you are strong You will be ok my prayer goes out to you God is our healer He take you this far He will never leave you nor forsake you just stay strong and know that God is always with you and He love you❤️❤️❤️❤️ Mr&Mrs Bowen you just keep the faith and stay strong and know that God is in control I have you and your family in my prayer

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Jackie Silvera - Chen
20 months ago
5
5

May God bless my little grand niece Rea Chin I am hurting so Bad over you I wish. God help you baby. I ask every one to pray for you I love you.

+ Read More
Emed Lifeline
20 months ago
5
5

Duane Boise and the Florida EMED air ambulance team provided life saving services for Rea. God Bless Rea and please continue the prayers!!!!

+ Read More
Robertha Leonie Baugh Howell
20 months ago
5
5

Praying really hard for you little one.

+ Read More
Dante Kxñg Reynolds
20 months ago
4
4

Honestly in tears Rea is going to make a recovery she's going to surprise everyone, God will bless and heal her and she will definitely be in my prayers

+ Read More
Sharon Feanny
20 months ago
2
2

Sending so much love and prayers....you are in my heart Little Rea!

+ Read More
Love Camie
20 months ago
2
2

I am praying for this princess. It is hard to see God in these difficult situations, but he is always there and is certainly on time....a miracle is on it's way!

+ Read More
Amanda Q Scott
20 months ago
2
2

Humble yourselfs and wait expectantly on the lord. His glory be evident to all. God delights in changing pain into healing. Come closer to your healer for he has big plans for you!

+ Read More
Samantha Bowen
20 months ago
2
2

Get well soon sweetie. You are forever in my prayers. No child should have to go through these things and I pray God gives u and ur family the strength to carry on and become healthy once more

+ Read More
Diannah Williams
20 months ago
2
2

I don't know you but her she's most certainly an adorable angel. I wouldn't even know where to start, my heart breaks for her and what she's going through. I'll remember her and well your entire family in my prayers tonight and I'll continue sharing. Here's to new memories and another collage when this is all over:) Keep sending updates

+ Read More
Imogene Chatto
20 months ago
2
2

BOW DOWN YOUR EAR, O LORD, HEAR ME:FOR I AM POOR AND NEEDY.PRESERVE MY LIFE, FOR I AM HOLY. YOU ARE MY GOD. FATHER JESUS YOU ARE THE GREATEST THE PHYSICIAN AND I KNOW THAT YOU CAN WORK A MIRIICLE TO SAVE MY LITTLE NIIECE. WHEN DOCTORS GIVE UP, YOU WILL NEVER GIVE UP.PLEASE SEND YOUR ANGELS TO GUIGE AND PROTECT MY LITTLE NIECE REA CHIN. PLEASE I AM ASKING ALL MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH OT PRAY AND IF YOU CAN MAKE A DONATION TO HELP HER. MAY GOD BLESS YOU. HOWARD AND ROSIE ANDREW. GREAT IS THE LORD.

+ Read More
Sharon Christie Mcneal
20 months ago
2
2

Prayers to you and your family

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Joyce De Lisser
20 months ago
2
2

Indeed Rea is a Miracle child considering all that she has been through/ God has guided all the care givers so far and I AM POSITIVE that he will continue to show all future ones the way forward. Rea will recover in God's time. Our prayers are offered for Connie, Ricky, Rena and the entire family.

+ Read More
Rashida Lewis
20 months ago
2
2

Get well soon. Jesus loves you Rae he will put his healing hands on you and make you whole again.

+ Read More
Tosh Everblessed Stevens
20 months ago
2
2

@alexis chin. So sorry to hear about baby girl. Just trust and believe that there will be a miracle. My aunt is also going through the same thing in Jamaica. I would love the name of the Doctor who is attending to her. Please please my aunt is in need of a good doctor.

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