My mother's Lung transplant

My loving mother, Donna Marti, is in desperate need of a lung transplant and will be on the list in the next few days.  She is on oxygen, which started early this year and cannot go without it .  Within the last several months the levels of oxygen have incresed dramatically. In May of this year her Doctor estimated her life expectancy to be 1 year. She has many coughing spells and is unable to breathe caused from Pulmonary Fibrosis and the only cure is a new lung. We are hoping for her to get the lung within the next month , fingers crossed!  We do not know the exact date that she would receive a new lung, but very soon.    
   Loyola Hospital in Chicago, IL. is where my mother will be receiving the transplant.  She will incur all of these medical expenses and also the cost of a living facility for 6 weeks after the transplant which is going to be approximately $5000.00 alone, meals while there, & her anti- rejection medications. Way to many things to list!       These funds would lift the very large burden off her shoulders, as well as my dad, Gary.  They are on a limited income and we are hoping that you can find it in your heart to donate to this incredible woman so she can breathe again and she can get back to her life!!
   You helping with a donation would be such a blessing and help them a tremendous amount, anything helps !!!  I cannot say enough about my mother, so caring, giving, thoughtful and she just wants to spend quality time with her family and friends without worrying about her last breath.
  Thank you very much!



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Organizer and beneficiary

Jennifer Arnold 
Davenport, IA
Donna Marti 
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