“Love and Support for my Mom and Family”

via GoFundMe

“Dear PoPville,

My name is Clarissa. I’m a DC resident whose mom has been hospitalized since 02/16/2022 with pancreatitis and other complications caused from pancreatitis. Currently, she is hospitalized at UPMC Montefiore in Pittsburgh, PA.

My mom’s name is Michelle and she is a lover and a warrior. She has been through so much in her life, including beating breast cancer in 2015/2016. Through everything she has been through, she has remained a funny and loving wife, mom, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She is the oldest of 11 children and is truly the life of the party. She is sorely missed at home, especially by her 9 year old daughter. She is the best mom to my older brother, little sister and me. She supports us and loves us for who we are, and for that we are eternally grateful for her.

Like many people around the world, my mom has been struggling with loneliness throughout the pandemic. This long term hospitalization has not made the loneliness any easier. For those who are unable to donate monetarily, mail would also be a meaningful reminder of love and support for my mom. I’m hoping some of the love she has put out into the world, can come back to her, in a time of need. For anyone interested in sending mail, please private message me on Instagram at c_leopatra, or email me at [email protected].

My mom’s biggest wish is to make it home and also make it to a beach. We are hopeful with her will power and strength, both of these wishes will come true!

*She has also always wanted to attend the Cherry Blossom Festival, and has not yet had the chance since I have moved to DC. I’m praying I will be able to bring her there next year!

Much love to DC and beyond,
Clarissa ”

If you are able to donate financially please do so here.

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