Meet the Families

For families tackling childhood cancer, it helps knowing you are not alone. Learn first hand from other families about how the Jay Fund was there for them.

 

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“It took less than a week and a check was sent on our behalf (for assistance) and we are very grateful. We were not in a position to deal with our expenses.”

Pat and Rick, Evan’s Parents

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“It’s so good to know that the Jay Fund is there because it took a lot off my mind so I could focus on what was important – Courtney. The Jay Fund is there when you need them, no questions asked. I am forever grateful.”

Janice, Courntey’s Mom

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“The Jay Fund made a little boy very happy with parties and tickets to see the Jaguars play. Just to see my son’s face…WOW!”

Luke with big brother, Jacob

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“Thanks to the support provided by the Jay Fund, we were able to spend precious time with Lyla that would not have been possible without their help. It was time that we would have never had and time that we will never get back, and we will be forever grateful for the Jay Fund’s help.”

Ryan and Sarah, Lyla’s parents

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“Our daughter, Whitney, has had to battle cancer two times already in her 13 years. Both times, my wife had to take time off work to take her to the many hospital visits. It is a relief to know there is a foundation like this to financially help out families with critically ill children.”

Tracy, Whitney’s Dad

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“If it were not for the Jay Fund, there are times that our family would not have had a meal to eat, or even electricity, water phone or gas for our car to take Danielle to the doctor.”

Melinda, Danielle’s Mom

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“We are just one of the many families that have been helped by the Jay Fund. The help they provided us allowed us to focus on being a family. We could be in the hospital with er 24 hours a day and not worry about losing our home. Knowing we had assistance made so many other decisions easier.”

Pete, Savannah’s Dad