I went to fill my gas tank and was struck with sadness, knowing that the sudden increase in prices from the new gas tax will be devastating for children with cancer and their families.
It’s already exhausting and expensive for parents to drive a child with cancer back and forth to treatment in Palo Alto and San Francisco. These price hikes make it even harder.
Right now, Jacob’s Heart is providing comprehensive support to 327 children and 1,418 of their family members. Because of lost wages from caring for a seriously ill child, the majority are living at or below the poverty level.
As the holidays approach, let’s do something extraordinary. Let’s fill each family’s gas tank and provide rides to families who don’t own a reliable vehicle. Together, let’s make sure every child gets to treatment, and no one misses a medical appointment.
Here’s what you can do:
Let’s fill tanks with gas … and love.