Christy has Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). In November, 2007 she went into kidney failure and as a result must undergo dialysis treatments multiple times a week.
A wife and mother, Christy lives in Amesbury, Massachusetts with her husband and two young children. The only permanent treatment for Christy is a kidney transplant. She has had several people attempt to donate a living kidney, but unfortunately none were a match. Christy is on the national transplant waiting list and has been for 18 months however the average wait time is 5 years.
Family and friends of Christy Manclark are raising money to pay for uninsured medical expenses associated with her kidney transplant. Christy has chosen to fundraise with HelpHOPELive (HelpHOPELive) in part because HelpHOPELive provides both tax-deductibility and fiscal accountability to her contributors. Contributors can be sure that funds contributed will be used only to pay or reimburse medically-related expenses.
There are many ways you can help Christy raise money for these expenses and remember all contributions are tax deductible.
Thank you so very much to everyone that helped make Laughter for Life such a success. I am truely humbled by the generosity of the community!
December 23, 2008
Hi Christy, I am your mom''s cousin,and I am so sorry I missed the event as we were having some family health problems around the same time. I hope you have gotten everything you need and are feeling well and enjoying the holiday season.
September 19, 2008
Christy, We have never met yet I am connected to you through our mutual friend Nancy McCarthy. Nancy helped me run my first Boston Marathon (Nancy''s bazillionth!).When I heard of you plight I wanted to help. Please accept my contribution as a token for all that Nancy gave me. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Always smile!
Chris Donovan-Exeter, NH
September 7, 2008
Hi christy, I am very sorry to have had to miss this great event. I just want you to know that I would love to help with whatever you need. Your smile and warm personality has always endeared me to you since our girls met in Kindergarten. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Karin & Dan Parker
September 6, 2008
Christy, friends from long ago are wishing you good health and praying for your recovery. With sweet memories, our love, Steve & Carla Billingham.
Steve & Carla Billingham