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Ryan Needs Our Help!

In 2010, after waiting more than two years, Ryan began preparations for a kidney transplant at Mass General Hospital. Ryan was initially planned to be part of an experimental clinical trial that would involve chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant in conjunction with his kidney, before the trial was cancelled in March of 2010. Instead, Ryan became the first patient in a different clinical trial that would use a cocktail of immnosuppressants and other drugs to help his body adjust to the new kidney. Ryan was lucky that his living donor was his mom, and was considered an excellent match for this particular trial.

Updates (2)

May 21, 2018

The fundraiser last night was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who helped prepare for the event by donating an item for the raffle, auction or your time! Ryan and Lauren are forever grateful for your support. We will share the news of a surgery date once we have one!

February 22, 2018

Save the Date! Ryan’s family and friends will be hosting a fundraiser on Saturday May 19th from 7-11pm at the Local 103 Union Hall.

If anyone is willing to help we are looking for silent auction and raffles items, as well as volunteers to setup and work the event.

Thank you for your support!

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Guestbook

May 24, 2018

Good luck Ryan and God Bless you and your family.

Virginia Benevides

May 24, 2018

We are sorry we couldn't be at the event! We are thinking of you and wish you all the best in this journey! Love, the Flickingers

Marta Flickinger

May 23, 2018

Sorry we couldn’t make the event. We wish you a speedy health The Pierotti’s

James Pierotti

May 22, 2018

Sending love and strength your way!!!

Elizabeth Kuchinski