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Women in Support and Help Founder Kathleen Ronald speaks during the nonprofit’s Oct. 28 launch party, which served as a fundraiser for three women. Barbara Burke/22nd Century Media
Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter
3:55 pm PST November 5, 2018
Devastating. Daunting. Depressing. Those are some adjectives that describe how challenging it is when a woman is diagnosed with a severe illness, taps into all her savings to pay for medical expenses, tries to stay mentally and physically strong, and concurrently attempts to keep her career afloat while battling to recover her health.