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Help Melissa Get Her New Kidney!

Melissa O’Connor was a young 23-year-old mother of 2 beautiful children when she was first diagnosed with IGA nephropathy. IGA nephropathy is a kidney disease that ultimately results in the need for a kidney transplant. Melissa and her healthcare team have worked diligently, over the past 19 years, to slow the progression of her disease. Ten years ago, Melissa was classified at stage 4 of this illness however, her condition rapidly declined over the past few months. In May 2016, she was placed on the kidney transplant waiting list at Indiana University Hospital, in Indianapolis, Indiana. One month later, in June 2016, she was classified at end-stage renal failure.

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May 9, 2017

I have been put on Dialysis this past February. I have had some complications. I am now going to have to stop working and go on disability. This was a really hard decision because I wanted to keep working, but I think this is for the best.

September 27, 2016

For those of you that don’t know my sister Amy is being tested to be a donor. So far she has passed everything. She has 2 more tests to do then we will find out if she can donate. Also keep us in your prayers.

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September 28, 2016

God Bless You

Gertrude Henderson