We are Becky and Lindsay, sisters and best friends. In October of 2017 and at the age of 37, Becky was diagnosed with HER2-positive breast cancer that had spread to her lymph nodes. Immediately she began chemotherapy and it was all hands on deck to help support her family, especially her two young kids. As Becky continues to deal with the aftermath of cancer, we continue our conversation about how we can spread the love we have felt through a community built by family, friends, and strangers…both in person, online, and via mail.
After a discussion with her oncologist and learning more about the women who face the same challenges, the disparity within the healthcare system became apparent. Becky is lucky. She has incredible doctors, great insurance, access to a wonderful hospital, and an entire squad ready to help at a moment’s notice. This constant stream of support has been essential in her battle with cancer and the positivity she has been able to maintain throughout this entire experience.
If Becky had been diagnosed two years earlier, she would have been alone. Her little family lived in the middle of California, very far away from support. This is the case for many women - they don’t have access to the same resources. We want to help.
Welcome to treatment trunk. A service we started to pay forward the sense of community, support, and positive outlook our family so desperately needed during this challenging time. We are founded in family - by family - and know first-hand the importance of love, and what it means to be there even when you cannot.