Donated A Kidney; Lost Other Kidney To Cancer!!!

This is a remarkable story. Very sad....Carmen is from Port Chester and lost both of her kidneys!

She’s 67....also taking care of a younger brother with issues.

Carmen donated a kidney to save a life.

Then ten years later the other kidney was lost to cancer.

Two years on dialysis...a third kidney from a cadaver is holding up BUT...she developed pancreatic cancer losing both her pancreas and her spleen.

Carmen is bring dispossessed 9/15.She needs $2,600 to get into new apartment (first and last month security).

No equity in home bank took over after her mom died.Bank has let her live there but she must go now.

Assets: A 19 year old car...that’s it!

Carmen gets SS of $1650 per month, food stamps and hoping some disability for her mid fifties brother.

We are trying to raise the $2,600 she needs. She has the first months rent (1,300).

I spoke to Senator Blumenthal who will try to help....although she’s in Port Chester.Perhaps I can get News12 Westchester to do a story.

The need is genuine...anything you can do to help me with this challenge I will greatly appreciate.

Thank goodness one of her doctors wrote to me to solicit the communities help!

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Joseph Kaliko 
Greenwich, CT
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