Every day at YouCaring, people join together to help others overcome, heal and thrive through times of need. We love how online fundraising brings to light such wonderful causes and the people who make them successful.
We’ve compiled a list of inspiring fundraisers from the past month to recognize the great strides and stories that our fundraiser beneficiaries and their supporters are making each month.
You can learn more about the causes below, or make an online donation to their campaign, by clicking on the links to their fundraisers.
Prayer’s for Calvin: A month into treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia, this brave five-year-old boy found out that his cancer is in remission!
Syrian Dental Relief: After the horrible tragedy of three students being killed in North Carolina, 8,000 supporters chose to support an online fundraiser that Deah Barakat and Ali Heydary had recently created. Over $500,000 has been raised for the Syrian American Medical Society, to provide dental assistance to Syrian refugees in Turkey!
Fundraising for Faith and Hope: Surgery to separate conjoined twins Hope and Faith was a great success. Both baby girls are doing well recovering from the surgery!
Help save Matthew! – Aidez-nous à sauver Matthew!: Online donations for Matthew Schreindorfer total more than $660,000! With this tremendous amount of support from 10,000 donors, Matthew has relocated from Canada to New York and started cancer treatment at Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center.
Ben and Shelby 2015: The parents of two little girls are both battling cancer, and Shelby just finished radiation treatment. The steadiness and strength of this wonderful couple is truly awesome as they each continue aggressive cancer treatment and raise their children.
Journee’s Journey: After her dentist noticed something was wrong, Journee was rushed to the hospital for a nine-hour “Whipple Procedure” surgery followed by a stay in the intensive care unit. Journee has been released from the hospital to continue recovery at home.
Help Tracy Get Back on Her Feet: After suffering complete organ failure and battling through meningitis and several amputations, Tracy made great progress in her hospital recovery. She has received approval to move to a rehabilitation facility.
Help Brandon & Brianna Fight Fanconi Anemia: Both of these siblings have a rare bone marrow disorder that only affects 1 in 160,000. In February these brave siblings made it to the Fanconi Comprehensive Care Center at the Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital, one of only two centers in the country that specialize in this syndrome.
Kisses for Kycie: After suffering a diabetic seizure that caused extensive brain damage, this brave young girl made a great start to therapy. Barely a month since becoming gravely ill, Kycie’s recovery is going strong!
Bald Ballerina Fighting Breast Cancer: Maggie’s strength is extraordinary! She continued to dance and led an advanced ballet class in February, even while undergoing treatment for stage 4 breast cancer and raising public awareness that, in Maggie’s words: “No one is too young; no one is too fit; no one is immune.”