'Relief 4 Roman' - help him while he fights for his future - TEAM TUHIMATA

$67,280 donated
Given by 487 generous donors in over a year

Relief to ease the financial pressures of everyday life, gifting the freedom to enjoy each day to the fullest while fighting for a future.

Papakura, Auckland

Roman is 27yrs old. In Late November 2022 he was diagnosed with a very rare & aggressive cancer - DSRCT Sarcoma. Which is located in the abdomen.

Roman endured months of pain and discomfort while working ,eventually forcing him to wear his tool belt around his neck. Multiple trips to A&E and to the hospital resulted in being discharged prematurely, after conducting many different tests. Once the seriousness of the situation was realised, a PET scan showed the tumour that began in his abdomen, had now spread to his liver & spleen resulting in a stage 4 cancer diagnosis.

Now facing the fight for his future, Roman has his second round of chemo under way with many more cycles lined up. With his typical calm humble nature, he maintains a strong positive attitude, that is inspiring.

He is a genuine kind loving man - all the qualities that make for an amazing partner, son, brother & friend.

From all of us that can't imagine a world without him, we appeal to YOU to join us in showing support while he is on this journey & unable to continue working as the talented builder we know him to be.

Let's alleviate the financial pressures & responsibilities of everyday life, gifting him the freedom to focus all energy in to winning his battle & continue appreciating every precious moment life may bring.

Sharleen & Angela Tapsell's involvement (page creator)

Roman is my son in law.

Use of funds

Mortgage (1st home buyer), cost of living, medical related expenses & everyday responsibilities.

We are deeply grateful for your kindness & support.

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Guest Donor on 16 Jun 2024
Lancelot on 03 Jun 2024
As I told Jazz, this is all I can donate each month bro. I will continue to donate at the beginning of each month the same month. Kia Kaha & Arohanui from Germany. Roman.
C on 26 May 2024
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Guest Donor on 19 May 2024
Lance on 05 May 2024
Will donate 50 a month from now on uso. Hope your recovery is going well and hope to see you soon on the field m. Roman fa‘amalosi, alofa Tele atu

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This campaign started on 7 Jan 2023 and ends on 11 Jan 2025.