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

Tim

Age 35

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

Adawnes

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

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

Angela

Age 39

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

Darby

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

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

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 to take photos of her family, and to pursue her love of photography.

Elise

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.

Soma

Soma

Age 25

In March of 2011 at age 18, Soma was diagnosed with Hereditary Gastric Carcinoma. She contacted Sy’s Fund in 2013 hoping to get help with her college tuition. Her request was granted and Sy’s Fund paid $250 of her tuition. Click here to read a note from Soma
LorMona

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

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.

Maria

Maria

Single Mother

Maria is an artist who has stage 3 metastatic breast cancer. Maria chose IV vitamin therapy to help with her healing, to go along with the traditional cancer treatments she has been receiving.