with her living donor, Sandie Andersen (right)
HelpHOPELive NORTHWEST KIDNEY TRANSPLANT FUND
Annamarie Ausnes is fundraising to pay for her uninsured medical expenses associated with her kidney transplant, and for her wonderful living donor– Sandie Andersen and her related expenses as well. Annamarie and Sandie live in Tacoma, WA, and were treated at Virginia Mason Medical Center. On March 11, 2008 Annamarie received her Gift-of-Life, a new kidney, from Sandie.
April 16, 2016
Annamarie’s continues to live a normal life after transplant and retirement. Her and her donor are best of friends and continue to support pkd fund raising in the Northwest.
March 30, 2008
Congratulations to both of you! You are really blessed!! Sandra, you have more than one heart, maybe you can donate hearts too!!! =)
Tania, New York
March 28, 2008
Sandra,you're a brave donor & Annamarie,you're the luckiest recipient!!Stay healthy ladies!!
Lou, El Paso,Texas
March 26, 2008
Ladies, You are both so amazing. Bless you Sandra for being such a generous woman and Annamarie, bless you for being the kind of person that would attracked such a loving friend. I have been praying for a speedy recovery for both of you. Blessings! Lea Miller
March 14, 2008
Your story brought tears to my eyes when I heard it on ABC World News. God has truly blessed both of you.