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Auto Immune Treatment for Julia

Cause page created in the Health category by Jordan Kiro-Fungalei for Julia Peepimatekitawhiti Kiro


$6,536 of $90,000 goal

Given by 25 generous donors in 9 weeks

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Help our nan, mother, sister, Aunty and friend get the treatment she needs and have the best chance at battling cancer!

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Julia is a wonderful mother, a beautiful grandmother, a loving sister, a special aunt and a dear friend to many, who has spent her life and continues to do so in helping others, she has always put other’s needs before her own and if you have ever had the privilege of knowing her you would know you have met an amazingly strong woman who makes a difference in this world and in other people’s lives. Julia has battled with cancer for several years and is now facing the biggest battle in her life as the cancer has now returned aggressively.

Unfortunately Julia’s options are limited, with the best available option costing an estimated $98,324. the drug Julia needs, Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is not publicly funded in New Zealand but is a staple in the fight against cancer around the world. Pharmac, along with our government hope that this will be funded by end of this year or mid-2020. However, we do not have the luxury of waiting for our government to decide whether they will fund this treatment Julia needs.

We have opened a Give a Little Page as we need all the help we can get to be able to give Julia the best possible chance of battling this disease. As a family who loves this incredible woman beyond what words can convey, we would like to say thank you a million times and more to everyone who donates financially to this cause, or supports Julia with their love and prayers.

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My grandmother

Use of funds

This money will be spent on the treatment plan, traveling costs and any other expenses incurred in improving the health and well-being


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The Journey Begins  16 May 2019

Yesterday began nana's treatment and although we do not have the whole amount yet, we are so grateful that we can at least begin this journey!


Latest donations

  • Jade n Bert

    Jade n Bert 7 days ago

    $300

    Kia kaha Whanau, Family 1st!

    $300

    • Jordan Kiro-Fungalei

      Thank you so much for your donation! X

  • Bonny Kiro

    Bonny Kiro on 17 Jun 2019

    $1,000

    Love you Julia xx Get well and kick that cancer to the curb

    $1,000

    • Jordan Kiro-Fungalei

      Thank you so much for your donation! X

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 14 Jun 2019

    $500

    Kia Kaha Aunty Epi. BIG Love xxx

    $500

    • Jordan Kiro-Fungalei

      Thank you so much for your donation! X

  • Stace & Mike Reddy

    Stace & Mike Reddy on 29 May 2019

    $250

    Love to you always Aunty Julia. xx

    $250

    • Jordan Kiro-Fungalei

      Thank you so much for your donation! X

  • Jess & Tony

    Jess & Tony on 22 May 2019

    $1,000

    With lots of love for a special friend

    $1,000

    • Jordan Kiro-Fungalei

      Thank you so much for your donation! X


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