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#TeamAtticus - help this infant fight cancer

Organized by: Krys VanSlyke

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THE STORY:

Atticus was a one year old boy with stage 4 neuroblastoma throughout his little body. He was a fighter and we appreciate all the help you have been.

Atticus passed away August 21, 2015, but the medical bills keep coming. 
We will eventually close this campaign, but we are grateful for any continued support. Below is our original plea for our precious boy.

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Atticus is one of the happiest kids you'll ever meet - just full of personality. If someone in public doesn't smile at him, he'll lean toward them and cock his head to the side to get their attention so he can flash that grin of his. Then one day it was like a switch was flipped. He could not seem to get comfortable and had no smiles for anyone. He stopped eating and had difficulty sleeping both day and night.
After more than a week of this we took him to the doctors but they had no answers - telling us he probably just had a bug.

They finally conceded to run some blood work. Thank God they did because that started us down a path that led us to the hematologist, who then sent us to the children's hosptial where they checked us into the oncology ward.


Now we know he has neuroblastoma throughout his little body - a big tumor on his adrenal gland, another on his liver, and metastases in his lymph nodes, bone marrow and bones (including his skull).

At the time of this writing we have absolutely no idea what the bills for months of cancer treatment are going to be, and it looks like his surgery/recovery will overlap with the birth of our fourth child. We do have insurance, but the deductibles reset in january and i' msure we will encounter elements of his care and treatment that are not covered by insurance.

If it means eating ramen and taking five jobs, I'll do what it takes to provide for my family, but so many people have asked how they can help and this is a very real, very needed way.
Thank you in advance for helping us heal this little boy.

$56,698

MONEY RAISED
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  • Rebecca Chandler and family

    $50

  • Nina Simmons

    $10

  • Lauren S

    $50

  • Zack and Kari Anderson

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Ron and Zenne Dailey

    $25

  • Angela Davis ( Friend of Amelia's)

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Lindsay Gulisano

    $50

  • The Gulisano Family

    $50

  • Susan Corey

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Pam Sears

    $25

  • Chris and Susan Schneck

    $100

  • Shannon Davis & Jim DiGloria

    $20

  • Sean Holcombe & Rebekah Stern

    $180

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • CrowdRise Thanksgiving Challenge

    $1,000

  • Tim Fagan

     

  • Matt Bieri

    $100

  • farias family

    $20

  • Sims Family

    $175

  • Bortz Family

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • The Driggers Family

    $100

  • The Whisenhunt Family

    $100

  • Sara Schmillen

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Doki Family

    $25

  • Atticus Kramer's Family

    $20

  • The McNulty Family

    $50

  • The Ward/Prokic Family

    $50

  • Christoferson Family

    $50

  • Tyler Wynne

    $20

  • Beth Johnson

    $20

  • Sarah Patton

    $375

  • Jamberry Nail Party Proceeds

    $25

  • Linda Stasi

    $200

  • Cindy & AJ

     

  • Richard and Nancy

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • FriendOfAtticus!

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Salvatore Cafiero

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Justin Hesse & Family

    $50

  • Song Exploder

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Marty McDonald

    $50

  • Anonimo

    $50

  • mike & jo ann

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Shaun Bahadori

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • The Higdons

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Teresa

    $200

  • Affinito Family

    $200

  • Adeline & Betsy (lang)Holmgren

    $100

  • The LeBlanc's

    $100

  • Jamie Sandomire

    $50

  • Casey

     

  • Friend from Central Christian Church

    $100

  • Peter Graves

    $25

  • The Jaspers

    $30

  • Cassie, Sean & Link Taylor

    $100

  • Dennis Howard

    $25

  • Marisol

    $50

  • Norm and Julie

    $500

  • Denise Schatt

    $15

  • Randy & Renee Strickland

    $50

  • Patton' Towing

    $100

  • The Dodge Family

     

  • Parris family

    $100

  • Heather and John Winkopp

    $100

  • Edward Michael

    $10

  • Charles Shea

    $10

  • Brandon and Tara LaCombe

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • mike & jo ann

    $100

  • CJ and Tristine Bogle

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • The Maggiores

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Scarlett Anderson

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • The Smith

    $20

  • Magnolia Grace

    $100

  • Candy Jason

    $30

  • Krystofer VanSlyke

    $175

  • John and Heather Winkopp

    $100

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Organized by

Krys VanSlyke

This is a direct to organizer fundraiser.

Donor Comments

John and Heather Winkopp

John and Heather Winkopp

DONATION: $100

Atticus is still in our hearts. Thinking of you. 5 months ago

Krystofer VanSlyke

Krystofer VanSlyke

DONATION: $175

2 years ago

Candy Jason

Candy Jason

DONATION: $30

Your web site was forwarded to me from my sister. 2 years ago

Magnolia Grace

Magnolia Grace

DONATION: $100

In loving memory of our beloved Magnolia Grace we make this donation to your cause. May Gods Grace and light fill your beloved child and carry you all through into higher ground. Our prayers are with you. Libby and Scooter oxoxoxooxoxox 2 years ago

The Smith

The Smith

DONATION: $20

To the family, we are praying for you. This was on behalf of Chloe Howard's 1year birthday 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

atticus, you are love far and wide, from Jakarta 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Scarlett Anderson

Scarlett Anderson

In memory of Atticus...know he is no longer in pain and is in loving arms. 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

With love 2 years ago

The Maggiores

The Maggiores

DONATION: $50

With all the love in our hearts <3 2 years ago

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