It’s a month that is of vital importance to my family. As some of you may know, our oldest son was diagnosed in May 2009 with a malignant brain tumor. In the blink of an eye, we went from a young family with a seemingly-healthy six month old baby to a young family facing the reality that our son was gravely sick.
Today, our son is in third grade. This week, he’s had library and computer class at school, run through the sprinklers with his two younger siblings and has forgotten to clean up his room before dinner as requested….
Josiah turns ten years old in November. To honor his birthday, and the amazing care he has been given at St. Jude, my goal is to raise $20,000 this month for the hospital — a symbolic $2,000 for every year.