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The children of Peggy Faltinowski are uniting to raise $2,500 to help with her battle against colon cancer. Please show your support!

Our Mother, Peggy Faltinowski, was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in August of last year. It began as a large tumor in her colon and had already infected several lymph nodes by the time it was removed.

She has undergone weeks of chemotherapy since then and has been unable to return to work. Just 2 months ago, we were devastated to learn that the cancer had quickly spread to her liver and that her cancer had elevated to stage 4.

This diagnosis is scary enough, but the medical bills have been even more unnerving. Her employer recently switched to a health insurance company that covers 80% of her medical procedures. Her latest surgery cost tens of thousands of dollars, and she has to pay 20% of it. At this time, Peggy and her husband need help to stay afloat financially.

There will be a benefit on June 23, 2012 for Peggy hosted by the Holland (Michigan) Moose Lodge, but every extra penny counts! My three sisters and I are trying to raise money online in addition to the live benefit at the Moose Lodge to assist our Mother financially with her current bills and the inevitable future costs (monthly COBRA payments, et cetera).

Thank you in advance for any donation that you can give here or in-person at the benefit. Your prayers and thoughts also mean so much to Peggy and our entire family!

Best Regards,
Katie Lamb, Christina Laakso, Melissa Pringle & Kelsey Laakso (Peggy's daughters)

If you would prefer to mail a check, you may do so in Peggy's name and send to: Peggy Laakso, 96 West 19th Street, Holland, Michigan, 49423.

She has not changed her name from "Laakso" to "Faltinowski" yet. We apologize for any confusion.

If you have any questions or would like to speak to a family representative please feel free to call: Katie Lamb at (805) 876-3410.
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