Transplant Type: Kidney
Your donation can make a difference! What if you were living on borrowed time?
Andrea Cauley is awaiting a new lease on life. Andrea was diagnosed with stage-4 end-stage renal failure, chronic asthma and a compromised immune system. There is no family history of either condition. Andrea's health condition has taken a physical and emotional toll on her quality of life. To add to her challenges, her kidney function is steadily declining. Doctors say a kidney transplant is critical to her survival.
During this difficult time, Andrea is thankful for the love and support of her husband James of 18 years. She has 3 children and 6 grandchildren who all worry about her health. Andrea enjoys date night with her husband James, nail salon & shopping dates with her daughters and spending time with her grandchildren. After she receives her lifesaving transplant, Andrea is looking forward to returning to church and living an independent life again where she has the energy to socialize with family and friends. But right now, she needs your help.
Unfortunately, Andrea's hope for a new life comes at a very high price. The average kidney transplant costs more than $414,000, and that's only the beginning. Even with insurance, which will cover a portion of the transplant costs, Andrea still faces significant expenses related to the surgery. For the rest of her life, she will need follow-up care and anti-rejection medications. Post-transplant medications are very expensive, and they're as critical to her survival as the transplant itself.
What if your life depended on the compassion and generosity of others?
The National Foundation for Transplants is working with volunteers and supporters to help relieve the growing burden of expenses. The Foundation has been assisting transplant patients overcome financial hardships since 1983. Your gift will enable them to provide the financial support so desperately needs. Please consider using the giving recognition guide below for your convenience:
Healing Heroes: $1,000 to $4,999
Breathe Of Life Donor: $500 to $999
Champion: $250 to $499
Friend: $100 to $249
Supporter: less than $100
Other ways to give.
If you'd prefer to send your gift by mail, please send it to the National Foundation for Transplants, 3249 W. Sarazen’s Circle, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38125. Please be sure to write "in honor of Andrea Cauley” in the memo line. If you wish to make a stock donation, email email@example.com for transfer instructions.
Thank you for your generosity!
Transplant Center: University of Kentucky Medical Center
If you have any questions about The National Foundation for Transplants, feel free to contact the staff at 800-489-3863.