Kyle Pillars Kidney Fund

Hi everyone, August 16th 2014 we got devasting news that Kyle (my husband) went into Chronic Renal Failure and that he had 0% of his kidneys functioning upon our arrival to the hospital.. He was in the hospital for 10 days and is now on dialysis and unable to work. I initially  started this fund to help us get by with bills, medicine and other needs that need to be met in this time..Considering that Kyle is on hemodialysis from home which he does every night for a total of 4 hours each night although it does free up his days he still isn't able to go back to his job on the road.. you see before all this happened he was on the road traveling as a welder making great money and a rising star in his field of work he graduated welding school top of his class being the first person to EVER finish and complete the whole entire course with an exceptional talent that his teacher had never seen before.. through this year long process Kyle has developed neuropathy in his legs and feet which has made it extremely difficult for him to walk and get around due to the fact that he can't feel his feet anymore. This disability has caused him to have to give up two main things he loves so much  work and welding..we have just recently found out that Kyles mother (my mother inlaw) Wendy Pillars is a complete match for Kyles kidney and will be able to give Kyle one of her kidneys just as soon as all of Kyles levels such as hemoglobin, Parathyroid hormones, phosphorous, etc. get balanced out that is something that has been easier said than done..the past two months Kyles health has gone down hill even more than before and he has been hospitalized about 5 times in the past two month for about 3 to 5 days at the time due.. We are praying that by August 2015 Kyle will be able to get his new kidney from his mom but it's all in Gods timing and all we can do is pray and believe.. Once the transplant is done we will have to spend a full month in Jacksonville, he wont be able to lift anything for 2 months he also cant drive for 6 weeks after the transplant..there will also be a copay for his medicines of monthly costs starting from anywhere at $400 a  month and going up so I am now trying to take this fund and use it as somewhat of a future set back for when he does recieve a transplant so that we are able to have something to fall back onto..Kyle, Our 2 year old daughter and myself are thankful for every little blessing and we can't thank everyone enough for all they have done & are continuing to do for us. We pray that God blesses each of you not double, not triple but 100 times over for whatever each of you are able to do! Again we are so thankful..and please keep us in prayer for this very difficult time in our life we are going through! Much love to all!!

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Organizer

Tayler Pendergrast Pillars 
Organizer
Lake City, FL
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