Shawna Farina and her family were welcomed by the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition team in 2006. One of the episodes features the Sharina family.
Is it true that Shawna died recently, as reported in the media?
What happened to Shawna Farina?
Obituary: What Was Shawna Farina Extreme Makeover Death Cause?
This is speculative information lately circulating in the news and media. Shawna Farina is alive and well after a long battle with cancer.
What evidence may be presented to show that Shawna has not died?
On February 14th, 2022, Farina uploaded a Facebook memory post that she had originally posted in 2017.
Shawna Farina received devastating news three weeks before her 26th birthday. Doctors confirmed Farina’s diagnosis of breast cancer.
Shawna’s battle with cancer has ended after many months of chemotherapy and years of recovery time.
Shawna has regained her motivation to battle the illness.
Her husband, Steve, and their three children, Larch, Moss, and Brian, live in Saint Meinrad, Indiana.
Shawna Farina Mother Also Had Breast Cancer
Shawna Farina witnessed her mother’s battle with breast cancer when she was a child.
Shawna raised more than $449,000 in 2006 through Relay for Life, a community-based fundraising event for the American Cancer Society.
Shawna’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29. As a child, she observed her mother’s tough battle.
Her mother (whose name is unknown) is no more in this world.
Farina realized she needed to do something, and she chose to become a Relay for Life coordinator in her little town of St. Meinrad, Indiana.
She has led and organized numerous “Relay for Life” events and has worked closely with the American Cancer Society.
Shawna Farina is a breast cancer awareness activist.
The Farina Family Mourning: Home Edition
The Farina family was in serious financial trouble as a result of increasing medical expenses as a result of Shawna’s being diagnosed with cancer.
It came to a point where they did not even have enough money for the necessary renovations to the house where they lived.
Her spouse, Steve, and their three children were featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to ask for help.
So, the Extreme Makeover crew collaborated with EMC (Environmental Management Consultants) and various contractors to build a home for them for the Farina family.