Kamloops

Fundraiser to help former TRU soccer player with cancer

Sebastian Gardner is continuing to battle cancer, but he's doing it with the support of Kamloops. The former TRU soccer player has been dealing with a terminal diagnosis for the last two and a half years. Now, a new crowdfunding campaign has raised over $35,000 in just three days.

Kamloops's Sebastian Gardner has been living with a terminal cancer diagnosis for over two years.

Cassie and Sebastian Gardner (Submitted)

Cassie Gardner's husband Sebastian has been living with terminal cancer for the last two and a half years. The former TRU soccer player first was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma while he was in university. Despite alternative treatments and participating clinical trials, Sebastian hasn't managed to beat the disease.  So this year on his 28th birthday, Cassie decided to create a Go Fund Me page. The idea was to raise money to help pay for additional costs of Sebastian's cancer treatment. What she didn't expect was the huge response from the community. The page has already raised nearly 40 thousand dollars in just three days. Shelley Joyce was joined by both Cassie and Sebastian.

To hear the interview, click the link: Fundraiser to help former TRU soccer player with cancer

To check out the Go Fund Me campaign, click the link: Sebastian's 28th Birthday Miracle

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