Childhood should be a beautiful time for a little girl, but there are an unlucky few who face severe challenges due to injuries and health conditions. Alice Donovan is fighting against lukemia, a disease which destroys the bone marrow. She’s already faced several medical emergencies related to the illness and has had to endure daily pain from medical procedures and treatments, including chemotherapy. You can read up on how her parents discovered Alice had leukemia and what has happened on their blog.
What’s so heartwarming about what’s happened here is how the community has banded together to help out with Alice’s medical bills, which are always a disaster in itself. The support of the community including their friends is a wonderful thing and surely has helped her stay positive and hopeful of her recovery. A number of charity events have been held to bring local residents, family and friends together to support and celebrate Alice’s successful battle against the disease. They’ve organized dinners, runathons, bake sales, and made customized collection cans so they can collect more funds for her medical treatments. Those who participated had a fun time and it’s a social event that allowed people in the community to meet one another.
We’d like to congratulate the local community for their response to this difficult challenge for Alice and her family. Alice’s medical treatments often leave her dehydrated and her skin feeling uncomfortable. She has tried our moisturizing lotions and loves them! Good luck Alice and we hope you recover fully, feel great, and get back to having fun with your friends.
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