Living On The List

Heart Transplant Recovery Fund

Please partner with us in prayer and  in raising funds for transplant care, before and after sugery.  We are seeking help from friends, family, and well wishers to help Russell’s kids be there physically for their Dad as he goes through this process. We are grateful for your prayers and generosity. 


Russ is waiting for a heart and liver at UCLA Medical Center.  He was admitted in to the hospital on July 28th.

Follow Russell’s Journey 
“Living on the List” 

All of Russell’s kids live in different states, Michigan, Colorado, Kansas, Utah and Oklahoma. They are all living busy life’s with kids of their own. Your donations will help the entire family reach its goal to raise enough funds to get all his children out to see their father. The emotional support before surgery and the recovery after is an on going team effort. Having all hands participating will help get Russ back on his feet!

Christina - Michigan
Alicia - Kansas and Stephanie - Oklahoma
Gary - Colorado
Denny - Utah
We are hopeful for the opportunity to enjoy more time with Russ. Thank you for helping him through this journey so he can see his grandkids and great grandkids grow up. Russ has more life to live, more love to give.

Are you Registered?
We know that being an organ donor comes at a cost. For every family that makes that very difficult choice, at the hardest time, to allow their loved ones organs to be given so that someone else’ loved one has a chance at life, we thank you for this wonderful and precious gift. 

Whether or not you are able to help Russ and his family, we would also like to remind everyone of the importance of becoming an organ donor. You may have checked the box on your Driver's License but have you spoken to your family about your wishes or have you registered? Please do both today. Here is the link to register to become an organ doner. 

Thank you for your prayers and generosity.
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    • $300 
    • 33 mos
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    • $20 
    • 34 mos
  • Jordan Smaglick 
    • $15 
    • 34 mos
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    • $100 
    • 34 mos
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    • $100 
    • 34 mos
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Jim Blanchard 
Ventura, CA
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