Cancer Center Campaign
My wife Trina makes me feel like a million bucks, but I am not a millionaire. I’ve worked on boats or in construction all my life. And I was caught in a perfect storm. My boss was retiring, my insurance was in question and I was diagnosed with throat cancer. I didn’t know what I was going to do.
Cancer is not something you can just walk away from so whatever it was going to cost I had to face it. I’d had a previous experience at Overlake Hospital and trusted the staff I met. And so, even though I lived in Ballard I decided to go to Overlake. I went and I was compassionately treated. I survived. But it could have ruined me psychologically and financially because there was no way I could pay all those bills.
I’m not sure exactly how but Overlake took care of it. They gave me a second chance at life without crushing debt. I can’t thank you enough. Now I give in the ways that can but if I were to ever win the lottery, you know where a bunch of that money will be going… Overlake.