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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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August 20, 2019

Hello Everyone, Since my last posting I have been hanging in there. 🙂 I was back in the hospital 2 weeks ago with the usual lung exasperation. I was there for 5 days taking steroids, antibiotics and fluid thru IV. I have a nurse, PT and OT here at the house everyday to help me gain my strength again. Seems to be every few months now. On August 18th I have been on the transplant list for 5 months. Yesterday I spoke with my transplant coordinator and it was explained to me that the wait for a transplant could be at least a year! This really set me back! I was honestly thinking 6 months was the “norm” to be on the list. She explained that even though I am end stage emphysema, some patients can live longer than those with other lung diseases. While I can understand that, it still hit hard!! The thought of being so limited and not being self sufficient in so many ways is very depressing. I will meet with the pulmonary transplant doctor on August 30th. Hopefully after more pulmonary testing my score will increase placing me higher on the list. Fingers crossed! Meanwhile, I want to thank everyone for the financial help and prayers. Please, if you can, continue to help and pray. Every prayer and dollar is so so appreciated!


June 4, 2019

Please share my message and page with your friends, families and work families. Any and all help is needed and appreciated! Also, I would like everyone to know that the funds are managed by HelpHopeLive Org. All monies are used for medical purposes and paid by HelpHopeLive Org.

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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