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Transplant Type: Kidney
Ashley Mayer is awaiting a new lease on life. Ashley was just twelve when she was diagnosed with chronic kidney insufficiency which has led to end stage renal disease (ESRD). Now doctors say a kidney transplant is critical.
This has been a difficult time for Ashley. Her illness has had a major impact on her family emotionally, mentally and financially. While awaiting her lifesaving transplant, she endures regular dialysis treatments three days a week, which take a toll on her quality of life. As a result, she can no longer go hiking or hang out with her friends, nor can she continue her part-time job as a caregiver at a memory care facility. Not only has Ashley had to cope with her chronic illness, she has also had to grieve the painful loss of her mother to a rare disease. She looks forward to being well again so she can enjoy life to the fullest but she needs your help.
The average kidney transplant costs approximately $335,000. Even with health insurance, which will cover the cost of the transplant, she still faces significant medical expenses related to the surgery. She will need a lifetime of follow-up care and daily anti-rejection medications. These medications are very costly, and they’re as important to her survival as the transplant itself.
Additionally, when Ashley receives her transplant, she must temporarily relocate 275 miles from her home to be near the hospital for at least four weeks during her recovery, incurring substantial expenses for travel, food and lodging.
You can help by making a tax-deductible donation to NFT in honor of Ashley. If you'd prefer to send your gift by mail, please send it to the NFT Oregon Transplant Fund, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Suite 430, Memphis, TN 38119. Please be sure to write "in honor of Ashley Mayer" on the memo line.
Thank you for your generosity!
Patient Health Institute: Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital
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