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Megans Cookin: Sweet Briana

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Sweet Briana


This is an appeal on behalf of a group of food bloggers who are friends of Briana Brownlow @ Figs With Bri.
Bri was diagnosed with breast cancer two and half years ago. A mastectomy, chemotherapy and two years of relatively good health later, the cancer is back. It has metastasized to other parts of her body. At the age of 15, Bri lost her 41-year old mother to the disease. Now, she's waging her own war against breast cancer. More about it here.
She is going through intensive chemo and other treatments and needs to focus single-mindedly on healing and finding what treatment works best for her. Her health insurance, unfortunately, does not cover holistic alternatives which she would like to try. Bri and her husband Marc have enough on their plates right now in addition to worrying about her medical bills.
The team organizing the June edition of CLICK at Jugalbandi has organized a fundraiser to help Bri and her family meet some of her out-of-pocket medical costs. CLICK is a monthly theme-based photography contest hosted by Jugalbandi.This month's theme is: Yellow is the color of hope. Through the work of the LiveStrong Foundation, it has also come to signify the fight against cancer.
The entries can be viewed HERE. The deadline for entries is June 30, 2008.
The fundraiser will extend until July 15, 2008. The target amount is 12,000 U.S. dollars. We appeal to our fellow bloggers and readers to help us achieve this. Bri deserves a chance to explore all options, even if her insurance company thinks otherwise.
There's a raffle with exciting prizes on offer. After viewing the list, you may make your donation HERE or at the Chip-In button on any participating site.Your donation can be made through credit card or Pay Pal and goes directly to Bri's account.This month's photo contest also has some prizes. Details HERE.
You can support this campaign by donating to the fundraiser, by participating in CLICK, and by publicizing this campaign.


If 500 people donate $25.00, we will have raised our goal! Please help.

6 Comments:

Blogger glamah16 said...

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May 31, 2008 at 10:04 AM  
Blogger glamah16 said...

I just read about this on Gabi's blog. My heart goes out to her and her family. My prayers are with her. I will see what I can do.

May 31, 2008 at 10:05 AM  
Blogger Carla said...

The good thing about the blogging world is that there is so many of us, we can all help in some little way and make a big difference. I should probably copy your idea and blog about this when I get a chance.

Also, I used your jam in a bar recipe. Yummy!

May 31, 2008 at 10:15 AM  
Blogger bee said...

thank you for your support, dear megan.

May 31, 2008 at 1:03 PM  
Anonymous akademiker krankenversicherung said...

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June 1, 2008 at 12:32 AM  
Anonymous bri said...

Thank you so much Megan for your love and support. I am so filled with gratitude.

June 1, 2008 at 12:54 PM  

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