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Dear Family and Friends,
Naomi (Nonie) Goettel was born and raised in Helena, MT. Through her career as a cosmetologist she has made many new friends and enhanced the lives of many old friends. Once you become a friend of Nonie’s you are a friend for life. She has a wonderful support system and we are calling on all of you to help her in her time of need.
In 2005 Nonie became ill and was diagnosed with an autoimmune hepatitis and liver disease. As a result she has been unable to work since 2006, due to medical treatments she was receiving. She has been placed on a transplant waiting list through Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR.
The uninsured medical costs that are associated with the transplant are monumental. She will need to be living in Portland for a minimum of three months after the transplant and travel to and from Portland before and after the transplant; the estimated cost to Nonie is $20,000. We have decided, in order to make the transplant happen a little easier for her, to set up a fundraising campaign with HelpHOPELive. HelpHOPELive is a non-profit organization that has been assisting the transplant community for over 28 years.
We greatly appreciate all of your love and prayers; if you wish to help Nonie then please make a tax-deductible contribution.
Make checks payable to: HelpHOPELive Northwest Liver Transplant Fund
Note in the “memo” section: In honor of Naomi Goettel
Please send to: HelpHOPELive
Two Radnor Corporate Center100 Matsonford Road, Suite 100
Radnor, PA 19087

To make a credit card contribution, call 1-800-642-8399 or select the DONATE NOW button.

Updates (3)

October 8, 2013

We were able to reach our goal!! THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS!!! Words can not express the feelings we have for all of you! WE LOVE YOU ALL!!!

Thanks again for all your support!!

October 8, 2013

Thank you so much to everyone who came to the benefit on the 23rd! It was a great success and we appreciate your support!!!

We also appreciate everyone who has donated online! Without all of you we would not be well on our way to a TRANSPLANT!!! Thanks again EVERYONE for your support!

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October 8, 2013

We'd love to have an update of how you are doing, Nonie!!! So happy to see the money has been raised. We think of you so often. Good luck and next time we travel to MT we'll give you all a call & we hope to see you soon. Xxxooo!

Dave & Barb Crocker

October 8, 2013

Nonie, it is so good to see that the money has been raised. I hope you get your surgery done soon. Next tiem I get to Helena I will call you.... hugs my friend. Sue Hart


October 8, 2013

Nonie, We love you and are sorry to hear of your illness! We have been praying daily for you. We are giving a little gift and we hope you will come thorugh surgery with flying colors! We miss you and give Tim and the kids our love! Stay strong! Hugs & Love!!

Dave & Barb Crocker, Eugene, Oregon

October 8, 2013

Nonie, I think of you often and hope you get your surgery soon. We did contribute and maybe will be able to do more later. I hope your brother heals fast. Hugs

Sue and Denis Hart-Polson/ Yuma!!