The actual surgery will not occur for another 6 months, however I was instructed by my transplant coordinator to start raising funds soon, the funds I raise will be to cover any lodging or travel expenses for my donor, as well as my transportation cost to go to and from UCLA three times a week for the first month following surgery. It will provide me with a stipend to live on as I will not be able to work for the first three months following surgery, food, and other minute expenses.
My situation is urgent, as the I have a small window of opportunity to find a donor, and make arrangements in and around the house prior to surgery to make it easier for me to obtain in home care for the first couple of weeks.
I may need other help as well as we move forward, and will keep you posted once I know more about the type of help I will need.
I have never set one of these up on my own behalf, or regarding a health situation however I have raised money in the past for non-profits I have worked for, and if I was not in the position I am in right now, I would not be asking for your assistance.
Please consider donating to my cause, and follow my health journey on Caring Bridge.
Your help will assist me to obtaining my goal of living a longer life, which will in turn allow me to continue to serve clients who are in crisis, and need my help the most.
Thank you all for your love and support!
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