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

Family Stories and Letters


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. [...]


Itzel was born in December 2003 and she appeared to be growing healthy until we started noticing changes in May 2007. Itzel came down with a cold just like any other. After a few weeks my mother began to notice she was becoming pale and her stomach was beginning [...]

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