Family Stories and Letters2019-02-01T02:46:38+00:00

Family Stories and Letters


The day we were told that our smart, funny, two-year-old daughter, Effy, had cancer, my husband, James, and I were in a complete state of shock. We had no idea what this diagnosis would mean and how we were going to get through it. On that horrible, unforgettable day, [...]


Imagine hearing that your child had a bad case of asthma to later learn that it was a football-size tumor pressing against her lungs that was affecting her breathing. “No way, ever, ever, ever – even in your worst nightmare – could you think that could happen to your child.” The [...]


“He’s my hero! Never once has he said, ‘I give up;’ he’s always trying and he doesn’t complain. He’s so positive. He has empathy for people. Like, if someone is crying, he will go up and ask them what’s wrong or give them a teddy bear or something out [...]


There are some things in life that are given the tag of priceless… like our children, families, and the experiences that we create with the ones we love. That is what Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services is all about; creating priceless moments for families like mine. Christmas. Birthdays. [...]

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