Shrine Club helps Bluefield boy get treatment
By Blake Stowers Bluefield Daily Telegraph | Posted: Friday, January 9, 2015 4:35 am
The Beni Kedem Shrine Club of
Bluefield has been very helpful to a local family in the
Andrew "Drew" Whitt Creasy, 6, son of Amber Creasy of
Bluefield, has been fighting a difficult battle with
Rheumatoid Arthritis. With the support of the local shrine
club, Andrew has not had to fight this battle alone.
"They've helped my child, just think of how many more
they can help," Amber Creasy said.
The Shriners look out for sick children in our
"I mean it's just stuff they do for these kids and it goes
unnoticed," she said.
With the Shriners . . .
The local shrine club provided
transportation for the Creasys, who were
starting to struggle financially.
"I kept taking him to the hospital and they
kept telling me there was nothing wrong.
Andrew had initially been misdiagnosed with
Synovial chondromatosis, but the Shriners hospital in
"I don't know the specifics on Synovial
chondromatosis, because I read one thing and my heart stopped
The Shriner's Hospital has been helpful to Creasy and her family.
"The Shriner's Hospital is amazing,
I don't know how to explain it.
It's all for kids. I mean if! can't
The local shrine club provided transportation for the Creasys, who were starting to struggle financially.
It was making
it hard on
was hard fmancially,
According to Creasy, Drew still has a battle to fight.
"Drew still has a
if Drew will
According to Creasy, Rheumatoid Arthritis is a very painful disease.
times at night just
He's lived in my
Creasy praises God despite her family's struggles.
told me the other
post on Facebook about
"If it wasn't for
I think it
been left as there's nothing else
we can do for him.
and for the
and I thank God for the
is Shriner's Hospital for
- Contact Blake Stowers at firstname.lastname@example.org