RACING ARTIST SAM BASS NEEDS KIDNEY

$23,390 of $350k goal

Raised by 190 people in 18 days
Caron Myers
on behalf of Gwen Howard
 LEXINGTON, NC

19610136_1492022785.7687_funddescriptionOur longtime friend Sam Bass needs a kidney and a pancreas immediately. Sam, who has had diabetes all his life, is now on dialysis awaiting a kidney and pancreas transplant.
The bills for the years of kidney failure have been overwhelming.
Sam, who relocated his gallery, is now in the process of selling many works just to take care of these medical needs.
Those of us in the stock car community have enjoyed Sam's amazing artistic talent over the decades.
Now it's time for us, the racing family, to give back - to pay it forward - to help a friend, a brother live out a longer life to draw and paint the racing talent of the future.
Please help all you can.
So as to not negativity impact Sam's financial situation (bankruptcy/taxes), we've choosen the Motor Racing Outreach Benevolence Fund to handle all donations coming into this account. This way MRO can pay Sam's bills - medical bills, power bills, etc.  Gwen J. Howard is the person at MRO in charge of distribution of those funds to Sam. Be assured, ALL donations coming here will go toward Sam's mounting medical bills.
Also, if you're interested in purchasing art from Sam,  contact Sambass.com
Thanks,
Caron Myers
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Update 6
Posted by Caron Myers
7 days ago
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A personal message from Sam:
My deepest thanks to all in NASCAR for your prayers & support during a most difficult time for me. It gives me great hope & I appreciate it!
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Update 5
Posted by Caron Myers
9 days ago
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Our longtime friend Sam Bass needs a kidney and a pancreas immediately. Sam, who has had diabetes all his life, is now on dialysis awaiting a kidney and pancreas transplant.
The bills for the years of kidney failure have been overwhelming.
Sam, who relocated his gallery, is now in the process of selling many works just to take care of these
Those of us in the stock car community have enjoyed Sam's amazing artistic talent over the decades.
Now it's time for us, the racing family, to give back - to pay it forward - to help a friend, a brother live out a longer life to draw and paint the racing talent of the future.
Please help all you can.
So as to not negativity impact Sam's financial situation (bankruptcy/taxes), we've choosen the Motor Racing Outreach Benevolence Fund to handle all donations coming into this account. This way MRO can pay Sam's bills - medical bills, power bills, etc. Gwen J. Howard is the person at MRO in charge of distribution of those funds to Sam. Be assured, ALL donations coming here will go toward Sam's mounting medical bills.
Also, if you're interested in purchasing art from Sam, contact Sambass.com
Thanks,
Caron Myers
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Update 4
Posted by Caron Myers
10 days ago
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Hey folks. I just spoke with Sam. Here's a quick update from him.
"... I'm already so overwhelmed w/ meetings with Drs, insurance people, and testing I could scream. I'm working around the clock to save my business. Tuesday I had a low blood sugar attack which required a nice ambulance ride to the ER and 12 hrs in an ICU unit... just what I needed! (However) I was back to work yesterday though, and hard at it today! Thanks again! For people wanting to orde (any of my artwork) they can visit www.sambass.com"
Again, thanks to everyone who has donated to help Sam and Denise. To those who can give, any thing will help. If you want to give to this account or to MOTOR RACING OUTREACH to the special benevolence fund we have set up there, either way it all goes to helping Sam with the mounting bills associated with his dire medical condition. Continue to pray for a kidney/pancreas donor match for him. That will be his miracle! #savingSam

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Update 3
Posted by Caron Myers
11 days ago
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Thanks everyone for your contributions so far to our good friend Sam Bass. Sam is currently undergoing 15 hours a week of kidney dialysis. This, for a man who could barely spare 15 minutes extra before! Sam and Denise have great financial needs. Because we don't want to make their financial situation any worse, I have allowed Motor Racing Outreach to have control of all the funds. This way, all medical bills, power bills, groceries, etc. can be paid through the MRO BENEVOLENCE FUND directly to Sam. This, then, will not affect his bankruptcy. You are welcome to give directly to this fund OR the MRO BENEVOLENCE FUND in Sam's name. Whichever is most convenient for you. Thanks for your continued love and prayers for Sam!
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Daniel Baker
12 days ago
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How can I be a doner of a Kindney should I be a match for Mr. Bass?

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Lesley Guillot
16 days ago
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come on people ~ everyone can afford $10 or $20!!!!

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Sue Disch
7 days ago
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If I match I would donate!

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Ruth Cook Kelly
10 days ago
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Sam, if I matched, I would donate a kidney.

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Ralph Acocella Jr
10 days ago
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Daniel to be a donor it starts with blood test and go from there my step sister got a kidney from her dad , her daughter got a donor one right when she started dialysis But that kidney failed so Madison got one from her dad also.

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Todd Gill
1 day ago

Next week I'm gonna see if I'm a match. Me or Dave will let you know. Hang in there my friend

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Michell Lowrance
7 days ago

Daniel Baker my husband is in the same boat with needing a kidney/ pancreas transplant. We just started the process but for a dual it usually has to come from a cadavar because they will want to do both at the same time. While I can't donate to this cause because we are going through the same struggle I pray he gets a transplant soon and doesn't have a failure.

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Peggy Laurine
10 days ago

I would be interested in his artwork. I would love to own a piece of his work.

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$23,390 of $350k goal

Raised by 190 people in 18 days
Created April 12, 2017
Caron Myers  
on behalf of Gwen Howard
$25
Kathy Tracy
6 hours ago

I have several of your pictures and have met you at Charlotte. May God bless you and meet all your needs, quickly and with complete healing.

SW
$250
Scott W
9 hours ago
$500
Regan Smith Family
21 hours ago

Prayers from the Smith Family

RK
$250
Rick & Susan Kasper
23 hours ago

Stay strong!

SG
$100
Steve Gerard
1 day ago

Loved your talent for as long as I can remember. Praying for you

AB
$10
April Benson
1 day ago
JF
$25
Jane Foster
1 day ago

Have loved all your artwork for NASCAR. Praying that you get your transplants. God Bless You!!!

$25
Giles Light
1 day ago
CM
$25
chris moschetti
2 days ago

Good luck, God bless Sam

$50
Stacy Schmidt
2 days ago
Daniel Baker
12 days ago
3
3

How can I be a doner of a Kindney should I be a match for Mr. Bass?

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Lesley Guillot
16 days ago
2
2

come on people ~ everyone can afford $10 or $20!!!!

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Sue Disch
7 days ago
1
1

If I match I would donate!

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Ruth Cook Kelly
10 days ago
1
1

Sam, if I matched, I would donate a kidney.

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Ralph Acocella Jr
10 days ago
1
1

Daniel to be a donor it starts with blood test and go from there my step sister got a kidney from her dad , her daughter got a donor one right when she started dialysis But that kidney failed so Madison got one from her dad also.

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Todd Gill
1 day ago

Next week I'm gonna see if I'm a match. Me or Dave will let you know. Hang in there my friend

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Michell Lowrance
7 days ago

Daniel Baker my husband is in the same boat with needing a kidney/ pancreas transplant. We just started the process but for a dual it usually has to come from a cadavar because they will want to do both at the same time. While I can't donate to this cause because we are going through the same struggle I pray he gets a transplant soon and doesn't have a failure.

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Peggy Laurine
10 days ago

I would be interested in his artwork. I would love to own a piece of his work.

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