Tiny Bella Needs Bone Marrow and Some Help Paying the Bills; Can You Pitch in?
On New Year’s Eve 2014, Arabella Rumely’s parents, Brad and Stephanie, learned she had leukemia. The tiny tot fought cancer into remission for a year but this February, it grabbed her again. She needs a bone marrow transplant.
Friends of the family are raising money to help ease the financial burden. If you could pitch in, it would make life easier for Bella and her family.
According to the GoFundMe page for Bella,
Preparation for the bone marrow transplant, includes both chemo that Arabella will receive through her IV as well as into the spaces surrounding her spinal cord and brain, they will be inpatient at Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital for a period not short of six months. They will be monitoring Bella’s cancer response closely and may need to tailor their treatment directions accordingly. The goal is to get Arabella’s cancer into immediate remission- and pending a bone marrow donor match- a transplant.
The family must juggle Bella’s treatment plan with caring for her twin sister Annalise, her sister Savanah and brother Jaden. Plus Brad must continue to work