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Shannon Needs Your Help -Medical

Shannon Needs Your Help -Medical

Funds Raised:
R 101 710
Fundraising Target:
R 150 000
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***UPDATE 01/12/23***ย  We are finished with the first 5 days of Chemo.
Shannon has been really brave despite feeling horrid!
The heat hasn't helped much but it is now time to regain strength.

Thank you for all your supportive messages. I really appreciate it very much. These messages help me get through the difficult times I experience. ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿชท๐ŸŒท๐Ÿชท๐ŸŒท๐Ÿชท

***UPDATE 20/11/23***ย  Good Evening Everyone,

The first session of chemo went well today.
Shannon is at home resting for tomorrow's session.
Dr. Rens explained everything to us again today.

Thank you for all the good wishes, Prayers and support!
Have a super ๐ŸŒ† evening, Janet. ๐ŸŒท

***UPDATE 15/11/23*** Hi Everyone. Just an update... We will be seeing the doctor on Monday @11h15. Thereafter Shannon will start with Chemotherapy for 5 days. She will go home after each session. A three week break in-between and then 1 day of Chemotherapy with another 3 week break. That is what we know for now.


***UPDATE 14/11/23*** Cobus, Jarrod and I (Janet) would like to extend our warmest thanks to each and every person who has so kindly opened their hearts to Shannon's plight.
Never did we ever think that people could be so kind.
Thank you for all the good wishes and messages of support and inspiration ๐Ÿ’“.
This has been an absolutely humbling experience.

***UPDATE 10/11/23*** This morning Shannon had a cardiac sonar and more bloods taken. She then went into surgery for the insertion of the chemo port. Her mother Janet, has updated us to say all went well and she is out of theatre now.

***UPDATE 08/11/23*** We are so extremely grateful for all the donations so far. We have superceded our initial goal of R30,000 in less than 24 hours. You are all incredible!

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Hi, my name is Alex and I'd like to introduce you to my wonderful niece Shannon DeWet. She is 16 years old and is in high school in Three Rivers, Vereeniging where is is a prefect, model student and top athlete. Shannon is a bright, funny, kind, polite and caring teenager. She lives with her older brother Jarrod and parents Janet and Cobus.

Our family has recently heard the devastating news that Shannon has a rare type of cancer called Ewing's Sarcoma. It is a cancer that effects children and adolescents in the bones and surrounding tissue. It is a very aggressive type of cancer and Shannon needs urgent procedures to start chemotherapy treatment immediately. The treatment has only just become available in South Africa. The next steps are for Shannon to go into surgery as soon as possible so a Chemo Port can be fitted, so treatment can start in a timely manner.

ย 
We are still in the early stages of this fight, and we (her family) are asking for all the help and support we can. We don't know where we go from here, but we are hoping that by proceeding swiftly with treatment, we can go into it with the best chance for Shannon.

We will be using the funds raised here as direct deposits to medical institutions for any procedures that may come up in the immediate future.ย 

Donations

  • Mar 01, 2024 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "Sending you love! ๐Ÿ’• Feel better soon!" - Flo Khosa

  • Dec 12, 2023 - USD $ 62.29 Fees covered
  • "We pray for you Shannon, and we believe that Jesus Christ is with you and He will make a way for you. We are here for you. SHALOM" - Ags Nuwe Begin

  • Nov 25, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "My best wishes for Shannon's fast recovery." - Dimitra Darda

  • Nov 25, 2023 - R 150.00 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 24, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "Praying for you!" - Anonymous

  • Nov 24, 2023 - USD $ 573.84 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 21, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "Best wishes to Shannon. Sincerely, A Well-Wisher From the USA" - Anonymous

  • Nov 18, 2023 - USD $ 58.79 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 17, 2023 - USD $ 21.61 Fees covered
  • "Sending you well wishes from New Zealand..." - Chad

  • Nov 16, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "Thinking of you and the entire family! Sending love and positive healing vibes!" - Anonymous

  • Nov 15, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "Will be rooting for Shannon in her fight!" - Scott

  • Nov 15, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "sending warm wishes to Shannon and her caregivers โ™ฅ๏ธ" - Laura Smith

  • Nov 13, 2023 - USD $ 50.00
  • "Shannon - I hope that you have a speedy recovery. Praying for you and your family. Soren - Microsoft ANZ" - Soren Tan

  • Nov 12, 2023 - USD $ 270.13 Fees covered
  • "Wishing you the best. My prayers are with you and the entire family." - Mark - Microsoft Friend

  • Nov 11, 2023 - USD $ 135.06 Fees covered
  • "Stay strong, you have got this!x" - Chris O'Keeffe

  • Nov 11, 2023 - R 1 000.00 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 11, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "Sending you the warmest wishes for a full and speedy recovery." - Anonymous

  • Nov 10, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "" - Hanschkas

  • Nov 10, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "My prayers are with you for successful treatments towards complete health. You can beat this!" - Tucker

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 162.08 Fees covered
  • "You got this, Shannon!!! Life's downs make the ups all the sweeter!!! Sending healing out to the Universe for you!" - Steven M

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "My prayers are with you, sending lots of love and healing energies your way Shannon. You've got this. -Elif." - Anonymous

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "Sending best wishes for treatment success!" - Bonnie Dansky Cotton

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 27.01 Fees covered
  • "May you get the very best support Shannon. Youโ€™ve got this!" - Anonymous

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 500.00
  • "Shannon, sending our love to you and your family, you are in our thoughts and prayers xxx" - Sarah

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 324.15 Fees covered
  • "Shannon - you have wonderful journey in front of you! get well and we are all hete" - Yang Hou

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 324.15 Fees covered
  • "Praying for you Shannon! Be strong and get well!" - Anonymous

  • Nov 09, 2023 - USD $ 50.00
  • "Wishing you strength!" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "Wishing you a speedy recovery! Beat cancerโ€™s a**!" - Monish Prem

  • Nov 08, 2023 - R 500.00
  • "Dear Shannon, You have a great team of people behind you all the way! Both in South Africa & Ireland Wishing you good health and a speedy recovery journey!" - Jacky, Robyn & Dean

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 43.22 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 10.00
  • "Our prayers with you" - Okan

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 58.89 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 27.25
  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you begin this journey" - Colin and Mary

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "Hugs and love to you and your family! Thinking of you all." - Shabana Khan

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "Thinking of your family and sending prayers." - The Harpers

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "Wishing Shannon a successful surgery and a very speedy recovery. Best, Diana" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 58.89 Fees covered
  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with you!" - Erasmus Family

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "More strength to you!" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "Stay strong!" - Andrew Spradlin

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "You'll be ok, never give up" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "wish u the best, godspeed !" - Teo Mille

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 54.50
  • "" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - R 1 008.79 Fees covered
  • "Thinking and praying for you. God bless ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 27.01 Fees covered
  • "Thinking of you all, stay strong. Love from the Noble family" - Jean Noble

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 540.25 Fees covered
  • "Shannon, you have got this!! We are thinking of you and love you so much!!!" - Ethan & Jade

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 54.03 Fees covered
  • "Thinking of you and your family." - Catherine Benvie

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "Hugs and prayers as you fight this." - Clarke/Brown Family

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 58.89 Fees covered
  • "Our heartfelt love and prayers to Shannon and your family.โค๐Ÿ™" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 5.40 Fees covered
  • "You can get through this. We love you xx" - Anonymous

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "We are thinking of you and praying for your quick recovery." - The Coopers

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 108.05 Fees covered
  • "Hugs and prayers to your entire family." - The Bensons

  • Nov 08, 2023 - USD $ 162.08 Fees covered
  • "Iโ€™m so sorry to hear this terrible news. Iโ€™m sure itโ€™s going to be a very frightening road ahead, with many days that feel overwhelming, but I hope you can start moving forward to better health very soon." - LeeAnn

  • Nov 07, 2023 - USD $ 11.81 Fees covered
  • "You can beat this. Goodluck and stay positive." - Anonymous

  • Nov 07, 2023 - USD $ 20.00
  • "Xx" - Vicky New

  • Nov 07, 2023 - R 1 000.00 Fees covered
  • "The struggle is real. What I have heard about you, you can beat this nasty thing!!! Hold on to your faith and remind yourself you are a winner!!! Be brave and stay strong with all you have ๐Ÿ’œ" - Anonymous

  • Nov 07, 2023 - USD $ 29.52 Fees covered
  • "" - Anonymous

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Hi, my name is Alex and I'd like to introduce you to my wonderful niece Shannon DeWet. She is 16 years old and is in high school in Three Rivers, Vereeniging where is is a prefect, model student and top athlete. Shannon is a bright, funny, kind, polite and caring teenager. She lives with her older brother Jarrod and parents Janet and Cobus.

Our family has recently heard the devastating news that Shannon has a rare type of cancer called Ewing's Sarcoma. It is a cancer that effects children and adolescents in the bones and surrounding tissue. It is a very aggressive type of cancer and Shannon needs urgent procedures to start chemotherapy treatment immediately. The treatment has only just become available in South Africa. The next steps are for Shannon to go into surgery as soon as possible so a Chemo Port can be fitted, so treatment can start in a timely manner.

ย 
We are still in the early stages of this fight, and we (her family) are asking for all the help and support we can. We don't know where we go from here, but we are hoping that by proceeding swiftly with treatment, we can go into it with the best chance for Shannon.

We will be using the funds raised here as direct deposits to medical institutions for any procedures that may come up in the immediate future.ย