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Yulonda Beatty
HelpHOPELive Southeast Kidney Transplant Fund

Yulonda “Joy” Beatty is a courageous young woman who has battled with Systemic Lupus for 25 years. Lupus is an autoimmune disease, which attacks various parts of the body, including the skin, joints, heart, lungs, blood, kidneys and brain. Yulonda’s kidneys are now under attack, causing chronic renal failure. Yulonda has faced many medical problems and hospitalizations, and now a kidney transplant is her only chance of survival. In spite of her illness, Yulonda has shown incredible strength and tenacity. Yulonda has her BA from Hampton University and her MBA from Howard University. Her determination and will to live is incredibly admirable, thus, there is Joy in her Journey!

Updates (1)

February 24, 2016

GOOD NEWS UPDATE! Yulonda finally received her gift-of-life -- her kidney transplant! Now more than ever your kind donations to this campaign are critical to the continued good health of her new kidney. Please consider making a donation today and press the DONATE NOW bar.


June 1, 2011

Dear Yulonda,

You truly are a wonderful and talented individual. It is an honor to know you. I make this contribution to you.

P.S. I love my beautiful bracelet. Thank you for taking the time to make it for me.

Alissa Bogorad, Occupational Therapist at University Hosptial and Friend.