Laurence's Medical Fund

$15,590 of $25k goal

Raised by 68 people in 22 months
Melissa Silva  ISSAQUAH, WA

I Have Faith.

I Have Faith in the Strength of my son.
I Have Faith in the Strength of my family.
I Have Faith in the Strength of my community.
I Have Faith in Modern Medicine.
I Have Faith that any obstacle presented to man, can be overcome by man.
And I Have Faith that every tomorrow’s dawn will be brighter than todays.

Right now, I have Faith, but I have no control.

So many of my dearest friends and family have asked, "What can I do to help?" and until now I have not had an answer.

But now, my answer is to Give.

Give us your thoughts and prayers.
Give us your hugs and kisses.
Give us your patience and understanding.
And Give us the Best chance at Success!

Laurence has been diagnosed with a form of Lymphoma rarely found in children. We have spoken with numerous Doctors and determined that the best and least toxic course of treatment is not available at Seattle Childrens Hospital. The treatment is however  available through the adult oncology center at Fred Hutch. We don't yet know what portion insurance will cover but we do know that right now the family is being challenged with a loss of income, increased childcare and transportation costs as well as any unforeseen cost that may present while Laurence undergoes chemotherapy. If you feel compelled to give financially, please know that every donation, large or small, will go towards Giving Laurence the best chance at defeating cancer and living a Long, Happy and Healthy Life.

Thank You With All of Our Hearts,
Melissa and Alessandro Silva
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$15,590 of $25k goal

Raised by 68 people in 22 months
Created June 23, 2015
$30
Anonymous
18 months ago
JS
$50
jj singh
18 months ago
LS
$400
Liz Grant and sterling supporters
19 months ago

We love you guys! Keep fighting. You are going to kick cancer!

RM
$200
Rebecca Moscatel
19 months ago

Melissa- We pray for a full recovery for your son and strength for you and your family . Blesssings-Rebecca (Debra's Cabi friend)

JH
$100
Joyce Hestilow
19 months ago

I'm so saddened to hear about Laurence. Please know my thoughts are with you! By the way I'm Debra's mom.

KW
$200
Karrol&Jason Wing
19 months ago

Thinking of you all, with love.

MG
$200
Madhavi Gudipati
20 months ago
LH
$125
Lucas Hasenmyer
20 months ago

Our thoughts & prayers are with Laurence & Family.

MA
$75
Melanie Audette
20 months ago

You son is a son of all of our community, even if we don't know him. We feel the pain and lack of control that you have expressed and send our best wishes to you and your family.

MJ
$25
Masa Jodi
20 months ago
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