I received some very sad news today. One of Benjamin’s classmates, Zoe, was diagnosed with Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), also known as acute myelogenous leukemia. I am crying just thinking about this sweet and sassy girl and the journey she is about to go on. Jody, her mom, is an amazing lady – she’s a single mom who loves her little girl more than everything. Jody is a massage therapist and I often went to her for treatments and we would talk and talk about our kids – I just can’t imagine what she is going through. It’s all so much to take in. One day everything is ‘normal’ and then this. I’ve learned over the past few years how incredibly fortunate we are when things are ‘normal’.
So, Bamboletta community, I’m asking for some help here. I want to put a fundraiser together for Zoe and her mom while they go to Vancouver for treatments. If you make stuff and especially if you make dolls stuff could you please donate an item or two for me to put into a fundraiser to benefit the Palfy’s? If you have anything you’d like to donate please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll give instructions on where to send items. Time is of the essence here though so I’d need them by Sept 15th. I’d like to get this up by the end of the September.
In the meantime, a family friend has set up this page for donations. If you can help, please do. So many of us can do something to help this mom out during this time – money is the last thing this lady needs to worry about right now.
In gratitude and love,