Help Captain Kelly Fight Cancer

Recently, 'Captain Kelly' was diagnosed with stage 3 lung and lymphatic cancer. His departure from his post as the School District Peachland bus driver and his position as touchpoint cleaner at Glenrosa Middle School was abrupt and shocking. Kelly is also faced with the loss of his part-time job with Kelowna Cruises as one of their Captains and the work he did for boat maintenance.

Sadly, this story is not unusual. We’ve all been touched by cancer in some way and it is not a disease that gives up lightly. We are so glad that Kelly has not been alone in his fight through the bumps he has already had to face. He has been hospitalized twice since his diagnosis in early April. Six to eight weeks of radiation, five days a week is due to start on May 17th, alongside chemotherapy once a week. The support system he has around him will help sustain him as he fights hard!

The students who were on Captain Kelly’s bus and the staff he worked with are feeling a huge loss as he made such a positive impact on their lives. Captain Kelly took special care of his riders. He fought for them, rewarded them, and ran a tight ship (pun intended).

What better way to help Kelly focus on his fight than by helping to alleviate Kelly and his family’s financial burden? Our goal is to supplement his lost income by providing him with monthly payments from your generous donations for the foreseeable future. 

Would you consider:
1.  A one-time donation
2.  Recurring monthly donations

Yes, Kelly, you DO deserve all this! We love you!!

  • Stephanie Hayden 
    • $200 
    • 2 mos
  • Benjamin Lee 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • Kim Ron Woroby 
    • $20 
    • 4 mos
  • Anyssa Allen 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
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Michelle Parsons 
West Kelowna, BC
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