Kidney Transplant Fund for Anthony

Hi, my name is Michelle and my boyfriend Anthony Bernet, 34 years old who use to be full of life and have so much energy until one day he couldn't take the pain anymore and discovered four years ago that his kidneys were failing and the doctor said if he had waited any longer he would have had a week to live and he hasn't been the same since this devastating nightmare. He was born with tethered spinal cord syndrome that led to a neuro genic bladder that failed both of his kidneys. He has been on dialysis for the past three years and now he is finally preparing for a kidney transplant but insurance only covers so much. The aftercare for this surgery and the drugs to sustain his health will cost a tremendous amount of money. To get an idea of how much a transplant costs, let's break down some of the main costs throughout the process. Medical expenses can include: preliminary testing and evaluations which strain your wallet even before the transplant surgery is scheduled in some cases the surgery itself can cost up to $100,000 depending on which organ is being transplanted. Post operative immunosuppressant drugs ensures a patient's body doesn't reject the new organ and can run up to $2,500 a month for the rest of a patient's life. Non-medical costs can include: transportation costs to get to and from the transplant center including all pre-operative evaluation appointments add up quickly. Transplant recipients whose jobs don't pay for them to leave during illness will have to make up for those lost wages.  Please find it in your heart to help Anthony! Your kindness and generosity will be greatly appreciated and ultimately help save his life. Thank you! Sincerely, Michelle

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  • Theresa Scholl 
    • $50 
    • 61 mos
  • Robert Goldbetter 
    • $50 
    • 61 mos
  • Anthony Marotta 
    • $50 
    • 63 mos
  • Linda Adams 
    • $50 
    • 67 mos
  • Melissa Picuillo 
    • $50 
    • 67 mos
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Organizer

Anthony Bernet 
Organizer
Bayonne, NJ
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