I'm on the UNOS waiting list for an Intestinal and Pancreas Transplant at the Cleveland Clinic. My spouse has to work odd jobs because of taking care of me and driving me causes him to miss too much work. We are going to have to stay in Cleveland for up to 8 months after the transplant. The funds would be used for gas, meals, lodging for us. We go once a week now until I have the transplant for blood work and tests. I am on disability so that is our main income. We have 4 children: 2 boys that are seniors in high school, 1 daughter is a freshman in college and 1 daughter who is married with our first grandbaby. I have severe Crohn's disease this transplant is my last resort. I am on TPN nutrition 16 hours a day through a catheter in my chest. I absorb nothing by mouth. TPN keeps me alive but is now destroying my other organs. I need this transplant to get off TPN so I can live!! I have fought this disease since 2002 with meds, surgeries whatever possible. I have faced death many times with infections, anaphylatic reactions to medications. I believe God has a plan for my life and I believe it is to help others once I am well. This transplant is fairly new in US not many even know it is available BUT it is a LAST RESORT!! God Bless to any that give to my cause.