Dustin Rippetoe's Health Fund

100,000 people are waiting for a kidney transplant. Dustin Rippetoe in Oklahoma is one of them.

He is a 42 year-old father, husband and entrepreneur who loves fitness, mentorship, and leadership.  He has dedicated 17 years of his life learning, teaching and training individuals and communities around the world on peak mind and body performance.

Dustin was born with a genetic predisposition for an autoimmune disorder that has manifested about 20 years ago.  10 years ago it presented it started attacking his kidneys and he now needs a transplant.

He thought he could outsmart his condition or outlive his diagnosis, but $1300 monthly insurance and other medical / health expenses say otherwise. He recently began dialysis treatments and will have to sell his gym, gun range, and home (as well as his parent's house) in October.

Despite all this, he is willing to let this ALL go, restructure his life to find new ways of making an income to provide for his family and pay for his treatments.

 He will earn an MBA in December 2018.

It's predicted that there is a 3-5 year waitlist to receive a transplant in Oklahoma. This week, he became approved to be on Arizona's recipient list -- the waiting period is about 18 months.

His GOAL is to watch his 4 year-old son grow up.

HIS DREAM is to be healthy and apply his 17 years of fitness training and develop an online training group and curate like-minded people who believe in up-leveling their life.

Dustin is giving it all he's got .... asking for support is hard... but he is worth receiving as much as he has given to others.

How We Can Help

1. Be a donor (type A or O) -- Dustin's insurance will cover the donor's
surgery and medical expenses. Travel, lodging, food will all be taken
care of by the family.

2. Give financially to help cover his family's living and health expenses.


  • Lauren Hidalgo 
    • $206 
    • 38 mos
  • Phillip Valoff 
    • $100 
    • 39 mos
  • Shannon Todd 
    • $50 
    • 39 mos
  • Miranda Makela 
    • $100 
    • 39 mos
  • Michael Van Antwerp 
    • $200 
    • 39 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Sadiqua Hamdan 
Nashville, TN
Dustin Rippetoe