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We are currently trying to get a second opinion in another state for Gabby’s treatment, that our insurance will not cover.


I would like to begin by thanking you for taking the time to review this Fundraiser for my family, let me introduce myself and my family I am April Louise Matthews (Nyberg) A single mother of three daughters: Gabriella (2), Lillian(9), and Alivia(8) Matthews. I am currently seeking donations for the financial struggles that are accruing while Gabriella is going through treatment for Neuroblastoma Cancer.

On March 8th, 2012 I found out the my 18 month old daughter had Neuroblastoma cancer, the worst news any one could ever get and seeing that it was also my middle daughter’s 8 birthday this will be a lasting memory for all of my family. Some time we just don’t realize how our world can be turned upside down with a simple phone call. As you know there are good days, and bad days that challenge you as a parent; from the unknown of the darkest part of the disease to the decision that must be made for the treatment and not knowing what the outcome will be, trying to maintained a routine for the whole family so as the other children can keep their schedules and have the support that they need to understand what is happening to their sibling. I have now gone through 6 cycles of chemo therapy and many scans and test with Gabby and it has been a long up and down road to help her fight against cancer. My two oldest daughters have also had to miss some school because of Gabby doctor appointments and with them being 45min away each way from Palmer, AK to Anchorage, AK , and my mom being the only person I have to support me makes this  a very difficult journey without having any other family around. I am currently faced with financial difficulties much like the rest of the world. With not being able to go back to work in order to take care of Gabby! If you would like more information on how Gabby is doing or have any questions please email me at Thank you everyone


 I am currently seeking donations for the financial struggles that are accruing while Gabriella is going through treatment for Neuroblastoma Cancer. I am reaching out to everyone to see if anyone could be so kind and to help me and my daughters out at this time. I currently live in Palmer prior to that I am from Southeast Alaska I have spent my whole life in and out of southeast Alaska raised in Ketchikan lived in Craig, and Sitka. Both my parents were raised in Southeast Alaska my mother (Kelly L Meusel-Nyberg) in Ketchikan, my father (Jon P Nyberg Sr.) in Petersburg lifelong Alaskans. Many fisherman and divers from Wrangell, Ketchikan, Sitka, Petersburg and Bristol bay know my mother from working in the Wrangell fisheries office in Ketchikan for (Del Repnow) for both Salmon and herring, she also was instrumental in providing a Sea urchin market out on the west coast (Craig, Alaska) training divers on product knowledge as well as providing a niche market for their product.



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