Megan Wolfe, a 28-year-old mother diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer, was grateful that she and her fiance Josh Melnyk were able to exchange their wedding vows in front of family and friends. The couple had lost their home and belongings in a spring flood and had nothing to pay for Megan’s dress, travel bills, a venue, or even a wedding cake. Megan wanted her loved ones to remember her as celebrating living, not as a victim of a cruel illness with devastating financial obstacles.
It is not uncommon for patients with terminal stomach cancer or a life-threatening illness to find themselves in a financial wasteland where it seems dreams must go unfulfilled because of a lack of discretionary funds. Though Megan and Josh’s intimate wedding was funded by the largess of others, many patients feel they must financially sink or swim on their own. There are options available to get financial help for cancer. Loans for Living can provide financial flexibility through loans against life insurance policies so patients can see their dreams fulfilled and celebrate their lives in spite of a devastating diagnosis.
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