PAHS grad Carl Ferretti fights cancer

PHOENIXVILLE - Carl Ferretti, known tohis friends as “Helmet,” attended Phoenixville Area High School, where he lettered in football and track for the Phantoms. After graduating from PAHS in 2006, Carl pursued a business degree from Kutztown University, which he earned in 2010.

Carl has always been a rare, outgoing and lovable character - truly one of a kind. He has always been tehre to support his friends, family and community in any way he can.

Now Carl needs all of our help.

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On Sept. 25, 2013, Carl was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer: adrenocortical carcinoma (adrenal cancer). Carl has completed his initial round of radiation and is beginning his chemotherapy.

Carl has quite the fight in front of him and, always the fearless one, he will stand up to it. It is up to all of us to stand behind him, support him and fight with him as he begins this chapter of his life.

As with any illness of this nature, Carl and his family face a daunting set of medical bills, travel costs and unexpected daily life expenses.

We ask that you please visit the web site www.GoFundMe.com/Helmetstrong, read Carl’s full story and please donate anything you can - no amount is too small.

Thank you for your generosity and for helping us help our friend.

Team HELMETSTRONG - Go Phantoms!