Surfer Blood's van was broken into over weekend in Schaumburg, Illinois. The band shared the terrible news on Facebook, explaining that "the most heartbreaking of all" is that all donations "collected for Thomas over the last 8 shows" were stolen. Guitarist Thomas Fekete was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer earlier this year - the money was going towards his treatment.

Here's their full Facebook statement; you can donate money to help Fekete here.

We deeply regret having to inform you this, but our van was broken into today in Schaumburg, Il just outside of Chicago. Not only did we lose thousands of dollars in personal items and show settlements, but we also lost all cash donations we collected for Thomas over the last 8 shows at our merch table. This last detail is perhaps the most heartbreaking of all in that so much positivity and amazing generosity could be ruined by one bad person(s).

Most of our large musical gear was not stolen and the shows will still go on as planned.

There are a few one-of-a kind guitar pedals to please keep an eye out for—not for their specific value, but for the fact that these are unique and recognizable items. If they are found at a pawn shop or private seller, everything else including the more serious items are likely there or somewhere nearby.

Thank you for all of your support. You help us all stay positive in the midst of something so discouraging.