Parker's Heart Transplant Fund

This is Parker Rana.  Parker is 14 years old.  He was born with heart defects that have so far resulted in 5 open heart operations.  In October of 2013 it was discovered that the lower left side of his heart was barely functioning.  This resulted in the doctors choosing to place him in a drug induced coma, and ultimately an additional surgery to insert a LVAD (heart pump). This LVAD is currently what is keeping his heart pumping.  Parker is currently sitting at the top of the heart transplant list.  Waiting is going to be what they do for a long while as he has a lot of antibodies that are difficult to match.
Parker lives with his single mom Jaydine and his younger sister Jacinda.  Jaydine drives bus for Skagit Transit.  This company has been great to her, allowing her all the time she has needed to take care of her son and be with him while he has his extended stays in the hospital.  While this is great, it isn't paying the bills.  Insurance pays for the surgeries and hospital stays, but insurance does not pay the mortgage, power, water, hotel stays and gas during these stays. 
We would like to raise enough funds to make it that when these stays are necessary the bills are not one of the concerns on Jaydines' mind.  Any help that can be offered will be appreciated by this family whole heartedly.  Even if you can't help, please share this post so that we can reach as many people as possible.  Thanks.
***Update, June 8, 2014.  Parker had a heart transplant on June 3 & 4.  He was deteriorating so much the two weeks previous that doctors felt they needed to do this now.  The heart that they put into Parker was not a 100% match as it was off by one antogen, so there has been a lot of blood filtering for him.  He is doing so much better than the doctors expected.  His swelling has gone down.  They have been able to remove the breathing tube, and he was even able to say a few words.  His color is normal-ish again and now he imaptiently waits to recover so that he may go home.  Thank you everyone for everything.
 
  • Stu and Autumn Clark 
    • $100 
    • 83 mos
  • shari miller 
    • $20 
    • 83 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 83 mos
  • Leanne Maskell 
    • $100 
    • 83 mos
  • Leanne Maskell 
    • $100 
    • 85 mos
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Organizer

Misty Matto-Barthule 
Organizer
Clearlake, WA
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