My name is Ali and I am the founder of "my Heart Tug". In May 2018, I was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. At the time of my diagnosis, the cancer had spread to my liver and bones. This devastating news came soon after I had my first child. My son Paxton was just about to turn 2 months old. His future is constantly in my thoughts as I fight this disease. I have also experienced the hardship as a young child with a parent diagnosed with cancer. I was only 16 years old when my Mom lost her battle with cancer. The creation of the "my Heart Tug" brand sprouted from my experiences.
Dealing with cancer is mentally, physically, emotionally, and financially draining. It is difficult dividing time and energy between fighting cancer and enjoying time with our loved ones. My experience and the thought of anyone else going through a similar situation tugs at my heart immensely. My Heart Tug's mission is to take away some of the financial burden on these families, to shed some light, and to help them be able to shift some of their focus to joyful moments and spending quality time with each other.
25% of net profits from My Heart Tug will be donated to help adults with active cancer and their families for various needs outside of medical treatment costs. This funding will be used to assist with costs associated with creating happy moments for these families such as covering event fees, photo sessions, assist in activities that enhance family bonding time, and other wishes that fit our mission.
Please come along with me on my journey and help build My Heart Tug for these families that very much need your outpouring love and support. Thank you for being here for us.