Posts Tagged ‘ GoFundMe ’

What Doesn’t Kill Us (Help Lisa Fight AML)

What Doesn’t Kill Us (Help Lisa Fight AML)

Cancer is universally loathed and feared. I’ve lost cousins, grandparents, and friends to this disease, and I’m sure our readers could tell their own terrible stories. That’s why it’s important to help those who are currently fighting this disease. One of them is a local woman whose dreams of becoming a nurse have been...
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Bridging The Gap

  Occasionally I’ll ask our readers to help out directly in the lives of people suffering. In this case, it happens to be a personal friend who’s undergoing severe medical hardship. Domenica recently suffered a heart attack and is now facing a series of emergency surgeries-while simultaneously dealing with an inept hospital bureaucracy. A...
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In Memoriam: Deanna Rose

In Memoriam: Deanna Rose

A few months ago we told you about the struggle of my friends the Bacas, whose family home was destroyed in a tragic house fire. As I described in that post, there are few things more disorienting than losing your home.
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From The Ashes (Baca House Fire)

From The Ashes (Baca House Fire)

Short of the death or illness of a loved one, or the passing of a beloved pet, it’s hard to conceive of something more traumatic than losing your house. To have to be confronted with 2 of those tragedies simultaneously is almost incomprehensible. Unfortunately, that’s what the Baca Family is facing after their family...
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Help The Blash Family Out

Help The Blash Family Out

  This is more of a personal request than the typical action alert you see posted in these pages, however it does speak to something very important to me, i.e. family. The brother of a friend  has experienced a traumatic loss recently, and is trying to recover in the face of this unimaginable strain....
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The Emperor of All Maladies

The Emperor of All Maladies

  September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a campaign that you can learn more about from a variety of sources, including Mary Tyler Mom. Every day this month that blog will feature the personal story of someone whose life was profoundly impacted by the cancer diagnosis of a loved one, friend, or patient. Even...
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