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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 (12)

June 10, 2019

Not sure if anyone is still monitoring this site, but if so, I'm typing this from St. Louis. We are here for Angelica's one year transplant anniversary check-up. We don't anticipate any problems and is doing extremely well. In fact, we are hopeful she can actually discontinue a few of her medications going forward after this visit with the great doctors at Barnes Jewish. We reflect on everyone's generosity and kindness each day. You all rock!

November 2, 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"


August 16, 2020

In honor of Angelica Walsh from her spouse's Notheastern Pennsylvania friends from childhood. Best wishes to Angelica for continued good health and happiness to this beautiful family.

Mike and Debbie Balash

October 3, 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

May 30, 2018

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

Jennifer Davis