We first heard about Deb's story back in August. We were promoting her benefit planned to assist her with medical costs associated with the horrific disease, ALS. She and many other members of her family have been diagnosed with this debilitating illness, and some have passed away. On top of all of that, she is now suffering in more ways than imaginable.
Anytime there is an animal in need in Central New York you can almost guarantee that the amazing volunteers from Lainey's Army are somewhere close by to help pick up the pieces. They are in constant need of donations and support, but things are about to get very challenging as they will soon take in about 50 dogs from a hoarding situation.
Update: Adrianne is still alive, but is not doing well. She continues to fight this battle as she always has. To the mistake made on my part...I greatly apologize. It was a misinterpretation of the latest update and I am truly sorry. It was never the intention of the station or the author to disturb, hurt, or offend the family or anyone. Deepest apologies to the family and to Adrianne especially.
Brett and Alicia Lein have three daughters. Brett is a tattoo artist, and every October he does pink ribbon tattoos to raise money for a phenomenal cause that helps women fighting breast cancer. With the nice weather upon us, Brett and Alicia's girls decided they wanted to follow in Daddy's footsteps. They are selling their own tattoos at a booth for $1 and the same great cause.
Jaida Marie Fancher was born January 27th, 2016 at Rome hospital. As soon as she was born, she was rushed to Syracuse. Mom and Dad had no time to really spend with her. She was diagnosed with Pierre Robin Sequence and Cleft palate. Her family is in need of serious help financially with Baby Jaida battling this medical condition.
Family, friends, and co-workers were disappointed to find out that the Marcy Mom, Amy Morrissey, was no longer in remission from her recent Leukemia diagnosis. She is a mother of four and also a grandmother. She is also a hard working bartender from the North Utica Applebee's. Despite this setback she is determined to fight this disease.
"Sarah enjoys walking down the road and putting coins into strangers meters so they won't get a ticket." That is what Sarah's sister, Melanie, said when describing her sibling in an effort to help her get back on her feet.
Jason Waterman was just 23 years young when his life was tragically taken in a motor vehicle accident. He was loved by many who knew him and this is a tragic loss for the entire community. A GoFundMe page has been established to help his family.
Greyson is the little boy from Rome who has touched the hearts of many Central New Yorkers. He is the child with a rare condition known as HLH and through many generous donations he has been able to seek treatment at an Ohio Children's Hospital. As Greyson approaches his second birthday his mom has one more simple request.