Thorold Community Credit Union Supports Cancer Fighter Adam Egerter

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Adam Egerter _ Thorold Community Credit Union donation
Adam Egerter _ Thorold Community Credit Union donation

“No One Fights Alone” is Adam Egerter’s motto which received a boost from a $1,000 donation from the Thorold Community Credit Union to support the local boy’s battle with brain cancer. Donations were collected for Adam’s family at a charity barbecue hosted by the TCCU on Front Street on July 21 during the Thorold Car Show.

Pictured above at the cheque presentation, Adam was grateful for the donation presented by the Thorold Community Credit Union staff, from left, Cindy, Shannon, Tim Whalen, Adam, Kim, and Denny.

Community Spirit Supports Adam

Community spirit has been shown at numerous charity events organized to support the Egerter family.  Earlier this year, Richmond Street Public School hosted a bake sale in support of cancer research in Niagara. Students have also championed Adam’s cause by wearing blue #TeamEgerter shirts with the motto “One Goal” and their inspirational theme that “No One Fights Alone”.

The family of Jeff Yungblut raised money for the Egerters by donating funds from their annual hockey tournament in memory of the hockey enthusiast and local firefighter who passed away in 2013.

In May, the Thorold Fire Department held a charity car wash and barbecue at Richmond Street School. All the fundraising assists the Egerter family face financial obligations in Adam’s fight with cancer requiring trips to Hamilton, parking fees at the hospital, parents’ lost employment income from work time missed to take care of their son, among other expenses.

The Egerters are also getting support from friends who set up a GoFundMe page, Help Adam Fight Cancer, and a crowd sourcing schedule on Mealtrain.com to organize homemade meals for the family.

Strengthened by the community support, Adam is courageously fighting Medulloblastoma, a form of brain cancer.  In August, Adam will be half-way through six months of chemotherapy treatments. He goes with his parents once every month to McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton and stays for about three days. His final treatment in the series should be done by December.

“That will be my Christmas gift” says Adam.

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