Our Stories

Below are just some of the people that Sy’s Fund was able
to help on their journey through treatment and recovery.

Tim Hildreth

Age 35
Husband & Father
Fighting Lymphoma. Tim felt relief from acupuncture. Sy’s Fund paid for a round of treatments.

Adawnes

Age 38
Adawnes has advanced breast cancer. She is a costume designer and is unable to work outside of her home. Sy’s Fund provided Adawnes with an industrial sewing machine.

Amy

Age 37
Single Mother of Two Children
Diagnosed with Stage IV Malignant Neoplasm, Amy received a YMCA membership from Sy’s Fund to help with her overall health.

Angela

Age 39
Angela has metastatic breast cancer. She received a digital SLR camera from Sy’s Fund.

Darby

Age 33
Mother of Two
Darby is being treated for breast cancer. Sy’s Fund provided a new laptop for Darby and her sons so that she can help them with homework and play games together while undergoing treatment.

Kayan

Age 30
Wife & Mother
A recent college graduate of nursing, Kayan was diagnosed with stage 4 Glioblastoma (Brain Cancer). She received alternative therapy – Vitamin C infusion from Sy’s Fund.

Rhonda

Age 38
Mother of Three
Rhonda is battling intra-abdominal liposarcoma as well as carcinoid cancer. Sy’s Fund provided a SLR Digital Nikon camera. This enables her to take photos of her family, and to pursue her love of photography.

Elise

Age 32
Daughter, Sister & Wife
Elise is an outdoor enthusiast of hiking, rock climbing, and cycling. Hoping to get back outside with her husband and dogs, she was funded a bike for her outdoor adventures.

LorMona

Age 35
Single Mother
LorMona is fighting state 3 colon cancer.  LorMona received funding for acupuncture from Sy’s Fund to help her in healing.

Kathryn

Age 36
Kathryn has been fighting cancer since 2012. She most recently had a partial laryngectomy for stage 3 throat cancer. Unable to speak or eat for 3-6 months, Sy’s Fund provided a new laptop so that she can communicate with her 13 year old son and others.