Helping Ruben Recover

On August 9th, 2017 Ruben Alvarez found out that he was #3 on the organ transplant list for a new liver.  By August 11th he and his wife were on a plane from Oakland, CA to New Orleans, LA to be close to Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute.  After a long wait, Ruben went into surgery for a transplant on September 20th.  The surgery was successful and Ruben is recovering well, but there is a long road ahead for Ruben and his family.  Ruben has already had to take over 6 weeks off work and is anticipating another 2 months of recovery.  During this time, we feel that as his Kaiser family, we should come together to raise money to help him during this transition.


Money raised during this time will go to help pay for:



Medical Bills



Thank you for any support you can provide to Ruben and his family during this period of recovery.
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
  • Maria Lizel Baniqued 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Stephanie Ponce 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Cevin O’Hagan 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Tina Raphael 
    • $150 
    • 49 mos
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Andrea Donnelly 
Santa Clara, CA
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