A New York City cancer patient who recently died raised millions in a fundraising campaign to erase the medical debt of others.
NYC Cancer Patient Who Died Raises Millions in Fundraising Campaign to Erase Others’ Medical Debt
An NYC cancer patient named Casey McIntyre raised millions in a fundraising campaign to erase the rising medical debt of others as the NYC cancer patient and her husband, Andrew Rose Gregory, experienced financial struggles during her cancer treatment and wanted to lessen others’ financial burdens as her last wish before she died.
According to a report published in US News, the NYC cancer patient started planning to raise a fund in RIP Medical Debt to help other cancer patients who couldn’t afford to have the best cancer treatment, wherein the fundraising campaign has already proved their capability of erasing medical debt for people in need, including a cancer patient.
After the NYC cancer patient succumbed to her illness, her husband posted her message on social media and encouraged anyone to help them raise funds to help fulfill the last wish of the NYC cancer patient of helping others by erasing their debts.
Millions of Medical Debt Erased After NYC Cancer Patient Raises Funds After Her Death
Following the fundraising campaign, the husband of the NYC cancer patient revealed that the funds gathered were enough to erase $14 million of medical debt of other patients struggling in their treatment, HuffPost reported.
With the actions of the NYC cancer patient, others were encouraged to donate more to the nonprofit organization as they continued to erase medical debt following the rising number of patients who have thousands of medical debts.