Many of us have been there, if not, unfortunately, many more of us will be. 10 years ago, I lost my dad to colon cancer after a 9.5 year battle. Tomorrow's Hope had always been a very emotional time for me, it stood for something that I couldn't take on myself and helped me feel like I was somehow contributing to fighting back. Tomorrow's Hope started after our home town broke away from Relay for Life- we wanted to ensure that the monies raised were staying within our community and helping those that fundraised and they have been hugely successful! They contribute the monies in so many ways, but one area I can't say enough good things about is their Rainbow Hospice care. Rainbow was with my dad and my family for a very long time (for any of you who know my dads story, you know it was a long fight and he fought longer than anyone imagined he could). The people of Rainbow Hospice are some of the most amazing people I have ever met to this day, 10 years after his passing. For these individuals to do the work that they do knowing that no matter how much care, love, support and laughter they provide their patient (and family), and that their patient will not get better, well, it takes very special people to do that.
This year, I'm heading back to the Tomorrow's Hope Fest to be a member or my brother, Todd Wiedenhoeft's, team. If you are able, please consider donating to our team via me or him and/or Tomorrow's Hope in general. It would be greatly appreciated!