It is with great sadness we report that Jim Hild passed away on November 3, 2020. Family and friends have been working with Help Hope Live to raise money to help finance uninsured medical expenses associated with transplantation.
December 9, 2020
Today we join with Jim’s loving supporters to extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. We wish you peace and comfort during this time of sorrow. – Help Hope Live Staff
August 26, 2019
On August 23, 2019, Jim and his girlfriend, Victoria, were grocery shopping when Jim received the call of a lifetime. The doctors at Stanford Medical Center called to tell him they have a liver and it’s ready for him tonight. Jim and Victoria rushed to the hospital to consult with the doctors and surgeons. Much to the surprise and thank you to a long-awaited miracle from God, Jim was informed by the surgeons that not only would be receiving the liver, but they had one kidney for him too! WHAT A MIRACLE!
So, in the wee early hours of August 24, 2019, at 4:00 AM, the surgeons began their grueling work of replacing Jim’s liver and kidney. After 30 units of blood and nearly 14 hours of intense surgery, they were finished, and Jim now has a new liver and kidney! Currently, he is still under sedation, however, he is responding to instructions and doctors hope to remove him from the ventilator tomorrow. It’s common practice to keep a patient sedated for a few days after major surgery.
This has been a long and daunting road, but Jim is a fighter and the good Lord has granted him and his family the miracle of life. As said by his daughter, this man will outlive us all! Now more than ever he needs your help and generosity as expenses are beginning to add up. He hopes for a strong and full recovery within a year and sends out heartfelt thanks to all of his amazing friends and supporters.
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November 8, 2020
Always Remember..Good Times .Just needed More..Love you Brother.
November 16, 2019
You're doing great Jim! Keep your chin up. We love ya.
Jeffrey & Karen Hamilton
October 25, 2019
Keep up the fight Jim, I want to see you out on the water again soon!
October 25, 2019
Get well Jim. Looking forward to seeing you soon.