Kimberly Fund 2019

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Leighann Sturgin
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Kimberly Fund 2019

Postby Leighann Sturgin » Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:35 pm

The Colon Club is accepting applications for Kimberly Fund grants. A $2,000 grant will be awarded to a child (under 18) whose primary caregiver has been diagnosed with colorectal cancer. This is a FUN grant in memory of Kimberly Troisi-Paton to take your child on a trip, to see a professional sporting event, or whatever brings joy to your child's heart so he or she can forget about cancer for just a minute or two. *valid proof of diagnosis is required
F 44 yo
3/04 dxd colon cancer stage IV (Lynch)
4/04 colectomy
8/04 hyserectomy
1/05 debulking, HIPEC, ileostomy
short bowel syndrome- TPN and IV fluid dependent
1/06 HIPEC
07 splenectomy
Vaccine trail
12 right nephrectomy
NED since 07
2015 Colondar 2.0 Miss May
2016 Kidney disease
2016 permanent left nephrostomy

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Re: Kimberly Fund 2019

Postby Lee » Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:11 pm

This may not apply, butt I nominate Beansmama's daughter. I don't have her info, butt I believe Writergirl does. Beansmama passed away last year (which is probably why her daughter may not be candidate), butt Beansmama's was a big present on this forum at one time. Is there not a better way to honor Beansmama's present on this board than to honor her daughter, (age 10 at her mom's death).

rectal cancer - April 2004
46 yrs old at diagnoses
stage III C - 6/13 lymph positive
radiation - 6 weeks
surgery - August 2004/hernia repair 2014
permanent colostomy
chemo - FOLFOX
NED - 10 years and counting!

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Maggie Nell
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Re: Kimberly Fund 2019

Postby Maggie Nell » Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:23 pm

I would nominate, Elysium, the daughter of NikColon (ritz75) who also has died.

DX April 2015, @ 54
35mm poorly diff. tumour, incidental finding following emergency r. hemicolectomy
for ileo-colic intussusception.
Lymph nodes: 0/22
T3 N0 MX
July 2019 : pending liver U/S, colonoscopy
rut roh

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Re: Kimberly Fund 2019

Postby CRguy » Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:15 am

Thanks, once again, for this timely reminder Leighann !

We'll make this a sticky for a while so folks get a chance to check it out.

For anyone who wishes to find out more about The Kimberly Fund, go to the Colon Club main page Blogs where
you can read about Leighann's own story and a Guest Blog By Sarah DeBord Creating Experiences to Last a Lifetime
to see what The Kimberly Fund can do for a family.

Cheers and best wishes
Caregiver x 4
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
12 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
Review of my Journey so far

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