A GoFundMe was recently launched to help a 23-year Top of the World resident who was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Nancy Epstein, 60, has been a hands-on parent with Laguna Beach Girl Scouts, No Square Theatre, and the Laguna Beach High School Choir, family friend Emily Van Hanswyk wrote in an email. Epstein spends her time reuniting adoptees with their birth parents.
“Usually I would do a fundraiser in person but unfortunately that is not an option during a global pandemic,” Van Hanswyk wrote. “Friends and family can’t visit and assist in person like one usually would in this situation. So raising money to assist with their mounting medical bills seems like the least we can do.”
The purpose of the GoFundMe is to assist with the family’s mounting medical bills. As of deadline, the site has raised more than $8,400.
“I can’t believe how many people have already donated in just a couple of days. Nancy’s daughter Katharine Epstein said. “It’s really emotional for our family to see everyone rallying behind us.”Firebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
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