Hugs & a Heart for Braedan

$14,523 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 189 people in 37 months
Jamie Eller Meyr
on behalf of Lisa Belcher
 ESSEX, IL
Braedan Belcher was born with a congenital heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. His journey began with his first surgery when he was only 3 1/2 days old. His second surgery was at 3 months old, and his third surgery took place when he was 2. Braedan is now 9 years old and had another surgery to repair his leaky tricuspid valve on November 2, 2015. Although his surgery seemed to be a success at first, his heart did not respond well. He is at a point now where the ONLY option will be a heart transplant. The doctors are not optimistic that he will be able to go home before they find him a heart. His mom and dad (Lisa and Larry) both work full time, but his mom will not be able to return to work right now. She will need to be at Braedan's bedside during this process. Braedan is a 4th grade student at Reed-Custer Intermediate School. He misses being at school, misses his friends, and just misses being able to be a kid. Please pray that Braedan gets his miracle!
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Our prayers have been answered! God is so good! We are happy to announce that Braedan received the ultimate gift of life of a new heart on June 15, 2016. Our family continues to be humbled by the outpouring of support from everyone. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Keep praying for Braedan as he begins his new life. Please say a special prayer for the donor's family, that they may find peace, strength, and comfort in their darkest hours. God Bless!
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Hugs & a Heart for Braedan has reached 52% of it's goal. Thanks to everyone for donating so far! Much love to you all!!
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Our family can't thank you enough for the generosity you have shown so far to Braedan and his parents! Each and every donation is appreciated. We have been blessed beyond measure with Braedan, and we are thankful for all of the support!! Keep it up! ❤️
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We can't thank you enough for your support so far! Let's keep it up, and show this family how much they are loved! God Bless! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Billie Sisul
37 months ago
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Curt,I and Amie will be praying for you all....

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Judy Kelley
30 months ago

I will continue to keep Braedan in my prayers, as well as the donors family.....

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Cindee Larson Sierzega
37 months ago

Thinking of you! I miss your warm hugs and smiles!

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$14,523 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 189 people in 37 months
Created November 27, 2015
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$50
Missy Nowak
29 months ago

He's going places, this kid. Love the fight in him.

$25
Rich Floyd
29 months ago

Every child deserves a chance to grow up.

$25
Jean Marie
30 months ago

God bless you Braedan

$25
Anonymous
30 months ago
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$200
Debra Ferrari
30 months ago

God bless Braedan.

RA
$100
Reed-Custer Athletics
30 months ago

Good Luck Braedan! Reed-Custer High School Football

$100
Ava Martin
30 months ago
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Billie Sisul
37 months ago
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Curt,I and Amie will be praying for you all....

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Judy Kelley
30 months ago

I will continue to keep Braedan in my prayers, as well as the donors family.....

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Cindee Larson Sierzega
37 months ago

Thinking of you! I miss your warm hugs and smiles!

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