Duterte Insurance Launches Fundraiser for Local Children After Mother’s Death Due to Rare Complication of Cancer

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Duterte Insurance Group debuts the latest community cause campaign in an ongoing community enrichment program serving the families and businesses of greater Laredo, TX. The latest initiative supports the children of Joyce Herrera, a young mother of two who recently died after a short but brave battle with cervical cancer and leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare complication of cancer occurring in only 5% of people and leading to death within several weeks.

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We can’t imagine what her family must be going through and her children are going to need to all the support they can get.

Duterte Insurance Group, a full-service insurance and financial planning provider serving the families and businesses of greater Laredo, TX, has announced the latest beneficiary of their thriving community involvement program. Joyce Herrera is a local mother of two who died on July 8, 2017, after a short but brave battle with cervical cancer and leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (LP). Donations to help her young family may now be made at https://www.gofundme.com/fighting-for-her-life-against-lp.

Joyce was battling cervical cancer when her oncologists discovered LP, a very rare complication of cancer in which the disease spreads to the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. LP occurs in only 5% of people with cancer and is usually terminal within several weeks. Joyce was only 35 years old and left behind two beautiful children, ages 6 and 9. Although the swiftness of her death has left Joyce’s family in shock and grieving, they strongly urge women to keep up with their yearly Pap tests.

“We can’t imagine what her family must be going through,” said Keefe Duterte, owner of Duterte Insurance Group, “and her children are going to need to all the support they can get. One thing the community can assist with is Joyce’s medical bills – and raising funds to help her family get through this very difficult time.”

The agency is executing a dynamic social media and email outreach campaign to help spread the word throughout the community. They have also featured the cause for Joyce’s children in their monthly print and electronic magazine, Our Hometown. Helping customers and friends to ‘live well and thrive’, the publication is delivered to thousands of households in and around Laredo. Interested readers may catch up on issues by visiting http://www.bestinsurancelaredo.com/Our-Hometown-Magazine_41.

As further evidence of their support, the Duterte team has made a promise to donate $10 to the family for each and every referral they receive for an insurance quote, with no purchase necessary. Those who would like to join forces with the agency to show support for Joyce Herrera’s children may recommend family and friends for an easy, no-obligation quotation by visiting http://www.bestinsurancelaredo.com/In-Memory-of-Joyce-Herrera_32_community_cause.

Duterte Insurance Group has made an ongoing commitment to positively impact the communities they serve by seeking out and supporting new local causes every two to three months. Concerned community members are invited to submit information on worthy groups, families or individuals to be considered for future initiatives at http://www.bestinsurancelaredo.com/Add-Community-Cause_45. Folks wishing to stay involved with the ‘Agents of Change’ Community Program may bookmark http://www.bestinsurancelaredo.com/community-cause.

About Duterte Insurance Group

Duterte Insurance Group is a full-service insurance and financial services provider serving families and businesses with integrity from offices in Alta Vista, TX. Their mission is to provide the finest insurance and financial services in the industry while delivering consistently superior service. Keefe Duterte and his team of caring professionals believe in protecting all the things which are most important to clients (their families, homes, businesses, cars and more), as well as preparing strategies enabling long-term financial success. Their dedicated experts may be reached by calling 956-726-4649. To learn more about the agency, please visit http://www.bestinsurancelaredo.com/

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