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Please help Eloise get her lung transplant — her gift-of-life!

Eloise Keatts, a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Roanoke, VA, has struggled with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Emphysema for many years and is in need of a life-saving lung transplant to live.

Updates (5)

March 27, 2019

Hello Everyone, March 27, 2019 I have been in the hospital more last year in this year in January spend 16 days. Doctors and Nurses are excellent with my care. Nurses are coming in the home. I have a Life Vest I used 3 to 4 times a day. Trilogy Ventilator I used doing the day if necessary and sleep with every night. I am on many medications and inhalers. I used nebulizer, different breathing objects to help me example Airlife, Aerobika etc. I have cane, walker, etc. to help me get around when needed. Some days are worse than others. COPD is something I do not wish no one. Fighting for your breath and thinking this is your last breath is worse than you can imagine. Thank for your prayers and donations for my fundraisers.

January 18, 2018

Hello Everyone,

I wanted to tell everyone I have had my lung reduction on my right side in June. I am doing okay. My side effects is a lot of nerve damage in different places and sleepless night. Pain is something is awful most of the times. But one day my pain will get better. I am still taking alot medications and my medications has increased. Thank God I am here. I have 3 great doctors take awesome care of me but the number 1 doctor in my life is God! He is everything to me. I Thank God for my family, friends few of the churches and you all. So many of you have given me donations and I do not know who you are. All the love, support, caring, kindness I can go on and on. Doctors looking at left side reduction in the future and later on lung transplant. Thank for your prayers and donations! And when I spoke about the churches few of the churches respond to my letter and I cannot Thank you all enough and Bright Image surprising me with a fundraiser!