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Please Help Debi Reach Her Financial Goals For Surgery and Related Expenses!

Family and friends of Debi are raising money for the nonprofit Help Hope Live to fund uninsured medical and anti rejection medicines associated with a lung transplantation. In addition we will also need funds to help with monthly bills and housing. Any assistance would be helpful and appreciated.

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January 21, 2020

So… here we are in 2020!! Most people celebrate the New Year. I dread it! To me it means insurance deductibles and co-pays! Living on Social Security Disability which is next to impossible.

I feel like I keep getting weaker both physically and mentally. The constant high flow of 24/7 oxygen is exhausting. I try not to go out because if I do the following days I am in bed resting for the day.

I met with my transplant doctor and did some testing. She tells me that I’m a perfect candidate for a double lung transplant. I’ll be on the transplant registry list for a year on 3-18-2020!!! So at this point it comes down to, More days of waiting for “the call”. More prayers for strength.

November 18, 2019

Hello Everyone!

On Friday 11-15-2019 I was seen by my pulmonary transplant doctor at UMMC. She was very positive and said that I am a “perfect candidate” for a bilateral lung transplant now! At my next appointment my listing number will be increased due to an increase in my oxygen intake.
Of course no one knows when the transplant will happen and hopefully I can maintain where I am right now as far as the rest of my health and weight. Fingers crossed that I don’t lose anymore weight! Seems it’s a fine line for a transplant to happen. You have to be sick enough for your listing number to be high yet healthy enough to withstand the surgery,
While this is very hard for my family and supporters to handle, we all know that eventually things will change. I am blessed beyond words for all the help and support.
If you or anyone you know has contributed, I appreciated every penny and prayer! If you would be kind enough to continue to help when every you can and spread the word I truly do thank you from the bottom of my heart!!


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August 1, 2019

To the Help Hope Live Mid Atlantic Transplant Fund, Debi Supporters! I want to take a moment to send a special Thank You! to each of the caring local Severn vendors that donated raffle items for our July 27th 2019 Casa Della Nonna Event... Thank You Great Clips at Quaterfield, The Grill at Quaterfield, Giant Food of Odenton, Firehouse Sub of Gambrills & Bruster's Ice Cream of Glen Burnie. Your generosity and support is appreciated!!! And Now... A Warm and Grateful Thank You goes out to Casa Della Nonna and to All of the Wonderful Supporters! Congratulations to each of the raffle winners!!! and to all who ordered up and enjoyed great food giving their support and to those who came out and joined in the fun, community, great food, laughter and generosity of giving -- Again Thank You All !!

Casa Della Nonna / Pat Osborn

June 24, 2019

Sending Love & Prayers

Glenda Carlson

June 23, 2019

What a wonderful day for the Festa Junina and Help Hope Live Candy Sales and Raffles. Congratulations to Cathy C. and Ana Y. for winning the Raffles. To all who showed up and contributed to the raffles, candy sales, fun and generous sharing for this fundraising event a Heart Felt Thank You!! Today we raised $86.29 toward helping Debi breath! Looking forward to the Saturday, July 27th event. Details to follow soon!

Pat Osborn

June 19, 2019

A Wonderful Thank You!! goes out to the Severna Park Elks Lodge #2482 members for their caring response to the fundraising request to Help Hope Live - In Honor of Debora Martin. My words are not enough to express the appreciation felt for the Elks #2482 community for their Kindness and Generosity To Help Debi Breath !!

Pat Osborn c/o Severna Park Elks Lodge #2482