This is about a local Fire Captain's daughter...please show your support! I do not know this family personally, but I do know what Ovarian Cancer can do to people and their families. My mother received
so much support when she had it and I want this little girl to have the

*This is the article from*

Kicking Cancer: Daughter of Rock Hill (SC) FD Captain Needs Support

Jun 23, 2011

Kicking Cancer with 9-year-old old Brooklyn!- Daughter of Captain Chris Channell

Firefighter Jaime Mathewson of the Rock Hill Fire Department in Rock Hill, South Carolina has enlisted the help of Piedmont ESS and Majestic Fire apparel to build and supply a custom, one of a kind
teal, Nomex hood to be sold specifically for the benefit of Brooklyn
Channell, the 9 year old daughter of Captain Chris Channell of the 
Rock Hill Fire Department

Brooklyn ChannellBrooklyn Channell was born with Cleft lip and Palate and has endured several
surgeries for both including one conducted recently. The blood work from
her last surgery indicated an abnormality and a tumor was discovered on
her ovary. 

On Friday June 3rd a CT-Scan was conducted and surgery to remove the tumor and perform a biopsy was
scheduled for Monday June 6. The surgery confirmed the worst, that the
tumor was in fact cancerous. The ovary was removed and a biopsy of the
remaining ovary was taken. A pathology report also indicated cancer in
her remaining ovary. 

Brooklyn is scheduled for surgery to remove the remaining ovary and place a porta-cath for chemo treatments this Thursday June 24th. Brooklyn will start chemotherapy in early July as
soon as she has a chance to recover from the second cancer surgery. 

Her chemo treatments will consist of a 6 day stay at Levine's Children’s
Hospital and 13 days out on a rotating schedule for 9-12 weeks.

Piedmont ESS and Majestic Fire: A custom Nomex hood sold specifically for the benefit of Brooklyn Channell, the 9 year old daughter of Captain Chris Channell of the Rock Hill Fire Department.


The signifying color of ovarian cancer is teal. Fire suppression personnel wearing the teal fire hoods on shift would show support for Brooklyn. The money raised by selling the hoods would
go directly to a fund to help the family pay the extensive medical bills
which will accrue over time. 

Buy a Hood:  
100% of the proceeds of the sale of these hoods is going directly to a fund set up by the family, to benefit Brooklyn.


FF Jamie Mathewson
Piedmont ESS, LLC

Make a donation:

Donations can be made directly to:

Brooklyn Channell Fund
Family Trust Federal Credit Union
P.O Box 10233
Rock Hill, SC 29731
To leave support comments and get updates on Brooklyn the family has set up a website:

A special THANKS goes out to Majestic Fire Apparel for not hesistating to say YES! 

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Thanks Daniel
Spread the word if you don't mind. I would love for them raise ton of money for the family.
I tried to place an order, but the email address is not valid.
darn...I will try to find out whats going on...


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