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The Widrick Family embodies the very definition of self-sacrifice and service to others. John Widrick, a youth pastor at Calvary’s Love, has dedicated his life to serving and ministering to local youth in the community, and his wife, Rachel, is a labor and delivery nurse at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Rachel has cared for countless patients through her many years as an RN and her warm personality and kindness put her patients and everyone around her at ease. In addition, John and Rachel have 3 young children that they are raising. 

In the past month, this family has encountered a hurdle they would have never anticipated. Their youngest son, Judah, began experiencing eye swelling, which was initially believed to be an infection. When all treatments yielded no improvement, they were sent to a specialist in Syracuse. After many tests, Judah was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder that has caused a large tumor around his eye socket. While the prognosis is good, the treatment plan will be long and strenuous. Judah will need to have chemotherapy every week in Syracuse, which is a two hour drive for the Widricks. These treatments will be ongoing for at least a year.

Because Rachel works in a per diem role at her current job, she has no paid time off or paid leave. Judah is in a great deal of pain from the tumor and has needed his mom most hours of the night and day for comfort. This has severely limited the amount of hours Rachel is able to work. All of this, coupled with travel expenses and medical bills, has caused an obvious financial strain on this young family. 

Please consider giving to support the Widricks through this difficult time. No amount is too small and it will surely go a long way and be a blessing to them!

Crystal Clark

2019-08-16 16:55:46

Thinking of your family!

Audrey Vaglica

2019-08-15 02:02:12

Prayers to your family ♡

Amy Federico

2019-08-13 17:50:26

It was so nice to see you today! Sending prayers and support.

Lisa L Roehl

2019-08-11 02:29:15

praying for your sweet family♡

Anonymous

2019-08-08 21:48:13

Praying for this little man!

Jennifer Chapman

2019-08-08 15:59:05

Love ya Cousin and praying for your family.

Anonymous

2019-08-06 22:42:46

We love you! Judah has a purpose and a place in this world. Praying for you all.

Carrie Bohne

2019-07-30 13:56:49

We love you!

Dolores lynch

2019-07-27 17:39:49

Praying

Violet M Ortiz

2019-07-25 16:23:01

Prayers Sent

Mary leggett

2019-07-25 12:39:10

Praying for all of you. We love your family.

Sarah A Baca

2019-07-25 02:33:19

Love you guys. Stay strong.

Anonymous

2019-07-23 18:35:39

from Gma Baca: Grandma sends her love & prayers

Lauren Indelicato

2019-07-23 16:08:39

Lauren I

Katelyn Fisher

2019-07-23 15:46:55

Praying for you and your family !

Tara L Babcock

2019-07-22 19:32:29

Constant prayers for you all!!

Anonymous

2019-07-22 15:50:12

God already knows..This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that He hears us- whatever we ask- we know that we have what we asked of him. 1 John 5:14-15. We love you! E&V

Kayla Vess

2019-07-22 14:58:24

Sending love stay strong

Jaime Stephens

2019-07-22 14:50:41

Thinking of you at this time, hoping for healing and comfort.

Rebecca Waldo

2019-07-22 14:17:09

Praying for you all!

Staci Traffas

2019-07-22 11:59:02

Many prayers for Judah and your family!

Bella Elliott

2019-07-22 02:35:32

We love you guys! Praying for peace and healing.

Jeannine M Morais

2019-07-22 02:30:45

Praying for Our youth Pastor and his family. I love you all.

Mark Freeman

2019-07-22 02:02:58

Melissa and I love you guys and are praying for you all!

Update #1
August 6, 2019, 1:15 pm

Hello, everyone! On behalf of the Widricks, I wanted to take a minute to thank all of you have supported them through this difficult journey, financially or otherwise. They have definitely felt the love and prayers!

Judah continues to go Syracuse every week for chemotherapy treatments. The good news is that the tumor has shrunk significantly. However, Rachel says that it is still visible in Judah’s eye and that these treatments seem to be taking a lot out of the poor boy. He continues to not sleep hardly at all through the nights and that makes for exhausted parents. In a few weeks, Judah will have additional scans done, which will determine the appropriate course of action going forward.

Please continue to lift this family up! Also, please, please share this link so that we can continue to raise money and support for them. Thank you again, everyone! 

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Love ya Cousin and praying for your family.

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We love you! Judah has a purpose and a place in this world. Praying for you all.

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God already knows..This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that He hears us- whatever we ask- we know that we have what we asked of him. 1 John 5:14-15. We love you! E&V

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