Brave Sophie

 My daughter Sophie is a beautiful 10-year-old girl with Alagille Syndrome. She is currently in end-stage liver disease and is awaiting a life-saving liver transplant. Sophie has had a variety of complications in the last three months, and is currently in the PICU at MGH for close monitoring until a liver comes along. It has been so hard to watch her deteriorate before our eyes.

Our family was hoping for a transplant over the summer, but the long wait has led me to be out of work longer than expected, with a return date dependent on how she recovers post transplant. Her Step-Dad has rearranged his work schedule in order to care for Sophie's 8-year-old brother Gavin while I stay at the hospital with Sophie the majority of the time. It's a very difficult time for us, both emotionally and financially, as we try to figure out our new "normal."

Please consider contributing to help our sweet girl and our family make it through this hospitalization and the (hopefully) upcoming transplant without having to worry about finances.

We don't know what we would do without the amazing support system of friends and family by our side. Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed to Sophie's Fund, and to everyone who has kept Sophie in their thoughts and prayers.
  • Kris&mike Apicella 
    • $100 
    • 63 mos
  • Lindsey G 
    • $50 
    • 63 mos
  • Andrew Porter 
    • $25 
    • 63 mos
  • Nikki and Geoff Glick 
    • $100 
    • 63 mos
  • Alexa McKeever 
    • $25 
    • 63 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Nicole Shapiro 
Franklin, MA
Andrea DellaCroce 
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