Help Save Our Dad! is the battle cry of Rommel Mauricio’s family – Wife Annie (36); and children; Mhelannie (13); Riza Angela (11); and Princess Anne (8), as they journey with their father, Rommel, 35, who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia last 2012. Rommel who is currently unemployed, is from San Simon, San Nicolas, Pampanga. Prior to diagnosis, Rommel was experiencing on and off fever and general body malaise. Upon check-up in the local hospital, the doctor initially diagnosed Rommel as having Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), which upon further testing showed that Rommel had Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).
Since January 2013, Rommel has been admitted at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) undergoing chemotherapy treatments. His three (3) daughters in the meantime are under the care of their parents, while his wife is with him full time at the hospital.
Blood extraction at PGH
EPCALM, since the time that his mother, Rizalina, contacted EPCALM when she knew of the foundation’s existence through the internet, has been visiting Rommel during his confinement in PGH, and has been journeying with him ever since. Through its linkage with the Ellinwood Malate Church (EMC), EMC pastors have been visiting Rommel on a regular basis.
Rommel with wife Annie
Rommel, Annie, Dr. Erlyn Demerre, EPCALM Chairman and Dr. Anne Chao, NCI/NIH Director
EPCALM visit to Rommel – From L-R: Dr. Rachel Rosario, NCS Executive Director; Ms. Mabet Lorenzo, EPCALM Linkages & Affiliations Director; Ms. Rizalina Mauricio, Rommel’s Mother; Rommel Mauricio; Annie Mauricio; Dr. Erlyn Demerre, EPCALM Chairman; Gabbie Demerre, EPCALM Volunteer; Dr. Anne Chao, NIH/NCI Director; and Pastor Norma Manuel, EPCALM Outreach co-Director
His present wish now is that he will be able to attend his daughter’s graduation.
Please help Rommel financially with his treatments. Kindly click on the donate button or call them directly at 0926-271-6401. Also, pray for Rommel and his family in their battle against Leukemia.
Postscript: Rommel joined our Maker last April 2013.