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Angelica Needs Your Help

Family and friends of Angelica Walsh are raising money to pay for uncovered medical and temporary relocation expenses associated with bilateral lung transplantation. Angelica was initially on the waitlist at University of California San Francisco Medical Center. However, after they determined that a fungal infection made transplant too risky, they took her off the list and said that she would most likely spend the rest of her life on a ventilator.

Updates (11)

November 3, 2018

Thank you all for the support. Angelica is doing great! After her transplant in St. Louis (Barnes Jewish has the best lung team on the globe, by the way), she went through a pretty tough 3 month recovery/rehabilitation period before being released by her doctors to go home. In late August, we flew back to San Diego, CA in time for our daughter, Annie, to start school.

Now, 6 months post-transplant and Angelica is doing great! Going to the gym, walking, playing with our daughter–all without a pesky oxygen tank or machine. We will head back to St. Louis this month for a bronchoscopy just to make sure there are no signs of rejection or other complications.

Truly miraculous support by all of our friends, family, friends of friends, friends of family. Please reach out to us if you are in the San Diego Area. We’d love to personally hug the angels who were so generous when we needed help. “You da real MVPs”

July 10, 2018

About 6 weeks post-transplant and Angelica is doing exceptionally well! Although the fungal infection still presents a risk and therefore requires some additional preventative medications, the doctors think she is beyond the critical window where the fungus would have most likely spread and caused severe complications. Thank you everyone for your generosity and prayers.


October 5, 2018

Hi Chris & Mrs. Walsh, So happy to hear that you got the transplant done and doing well. Sorry I didn’t get a chance to say goodbye to you guys but I wish all the best to your whole family. Will pray for you guys. Take care and good luck with everything.

Leo Li

July 11, 2018

For Angelica, I honor of her beautiful daughter, Annie, who has stolen my heart! ❤️ Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis

July 17, 2018

Querida amiga y hermana Angelica Walsh, la queremos mucho y estamos orando para que pronto obtenga los pulmones aptos para usted que tanto necesita. Sentimos un gran cariño por usted y su familia y deseamos de todo corazón que pronto reciban buenas noticias de un donador. Reciba de parte de toda la rama un fuerte y caluroso abrazo.

Rama Linda Vista 3

February 3, 2018

Hermana Angélica: Varias familias de la rama Linda Vista 3 nos hemos organizado para hacer una venta de tacos el día de mañana con el fin de aportar el 100% de las ventas a este fondo destinado a los gastos relacionados con su salud. Deseamos de todo corazón que Dios nos conceda lo que más deseamos, que es que reciba un transplante óptimo y exitoso y su pronta recuperación. Los queremos mucho como familia. Tienen a toda una comunidad orando por ustedes. Reciban un fuerte y caluroso abrazo.

Margarita Jensen