Angel's Lifesaving Kidney Transplant

***La version en español esta debajo de la version en ingles****

My brother-in-law, Angel Jimenez, was recently diagnosed with End Stage Kidney Disease and desperately needs a kidney transplant in order to survive. Angel has been a DACA recipient since 2013. He submitted his renewal on September 27th, 2017 which was rejected because he missed a signature on his application. My brother-in-law is a hard working husband and father of two beautiful children, who are three and two years old. The doctors at Good Samaritan Medical Center said because he is so young(22), he would be placed at the top of the transplant list. Ángel has been following each and every step directed by the medical staff in order to prepare himself for the transplant. One of these steps was to have all relatives find out what their blood types are in order to check compatibility with Angel, who is type A. During this step, Angel was informed that because he is losing his DACA in February, the hospital is no longer willing to follow through with his transplant unless he has $117,000 in his bank account for the procedure. My brother-in-law is a young, hard-working father of two who desperately needs financial support in order to go through with his kidney transplant. Angel has always been a kind-hearted and sweet guy. He would never hesitate to help people and always has a smile in his face. With the denial of Angel’s DACA renewal, not only are him and his family struggling with his health care coverage as he will have no way to be employed, but his family will suffer extreme financial and emotional hardship. It is imperative for my niece and nephew to have a healthy and thriving father by their side. Angel works very hard to support his family, but without his DACA he can’t continue his planned treatment and he can’t continue working to support his children and wife. Angel is the pillar of his home. He is the main source of financial income in their home as his wife is a stay-at-home mom. He is the main provider for his two children and his wife and they will go through a great hardship when his DACA expires. My brother-in-law, Angel is an inspiration to me- at such a young age, he has demonstrated being a responsible husband and father. He has demonstrated that he will put his wife and children before himself to ensure their well-being and happiness. I am very proud of the person that he is today. I would like to encourage you to please keep him in your daily prayers and to donate whatever you are able to, so that he can resume his health care, get his kidney transplant and continue taking care of his family. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or any of his family members. We all thank you and appreciate your support in any way that you give it!

***A mi cuñado, Angel Jiménez, le diagnosticaron recientemente una enfermedad renal en etapa terminal y necesita desesperadamente un trasplante de riñón para poder sobrevivir. Angel ha sido receptor de DACA desde 2013. Presentó su renovación el 27 de septiembre de 2017, que fue rechazada porque le faltó una firma en su solicitud. Mi cuñado es un esposo trabajador y padre de dos hermosos hijos, que tienen tres y dos años. Los médicos del Good Samaritan Medical Center dijeron que debido a que es muy joven (22), se le colocaría en la parte superior de la lista de trasplantes. Ángel ha estado siguiendo todos y cada uno de los pasos dirigidos por el personal médico para prepararse para el trasplante. Uno de estos pasos fue hacer que todos los parientes descubrieran sus tipos de sangre para verificar la compatibilidad con Ángel, que es del tipo A. Durante este paso, Ángel fue informado de que, debido a que está perdiendo su DACA en febrero, el hospital no está dispuesto a seguir adelante con su trasplante a menos que tenga $ 117,000 en su cuenta bancaria para el procedimiento. Mi cuñado es un padre de dos hijos, joven y trabajador, que necesita desesperadamente apoyo financiero para poder realizar su trasplante de riñón. Angel siempre ha sido un tipo amable y dulce. Él nunca dudaría en ayudar a la gente y siempre tiene una sonrisa en su rostro. Con la negación de la renovación de la DACA de Ángel, no solo él y su familia están luchando con su cobertura de atención médica ya que no tendrá forma de ser empleado, pero su familia sufrirá dificultades financieras y emocionales extremas. Es imperativo para mi sobrina y sobrino tener un padre sano y próspero a su lado. Angel trabaja muy duro para mantener a su familia, pero sin su DACA no puede continuar su tratamiento planificado y no puede seguir trabajando para mantener a sus hijos y esposa. Angel es el pilar de su hogar. Él es la principal fuente de ingresos financieros en su hogar ya que su esposa es una madre que se queda en casa. Él es el principal proveedor de sus dos hijos y su esposa y pasarán por una gran dificultad cuando expire su DACA. Mi cuñado, Angel es una inspiración para mí: a una edad tan joven, ha demostrado ser un esposo y padre responsable. Él ha demostrado que pondrá a su esposa e hijos antes que a sí mismo para garantizar su bienestar y felicidad. Estoy muy orgulloso de la persona que es hoy. Me gustaría animarlos a que lo mantengan en sus oraciones diarias y que donen lo que puedan, para que pueda reanudar su atención médica, obtener un trasplante de riñón y continuar cuidando de las necesidades de su familia. Si tienen alguna pregunta, no duden en comunicarse conmigo o con alguno de los miembros de su familia. ¡Todos les agradecemos y apreciamos su apoyo en cualquier forma que lo den!***
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Organizer and beneficiary

Drew Boggs 
Organizer
Western Hills, CO
Angel Jimenez-Jimenez 
Beneficiary
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