Great News! Slate is having a Kidney Transplant in 2 weeks at UF Shands in Gainesville, Florida. Our wonderful cousin Lauren is donating a kidney. Her selfless act will be saving Slate's life. Without her, Slate still be facing a long battle on the wait list and many more Dialysis treatments. Lauren will be out of work for a few weeks during recovery. We are trying to raise money to help offset any expenses to her in addition to funding Slate's transplant.
Jun 28, 2016
This year has been flying by and so has Slate's health. He is now in tremendous pain due to dialysis reeking havoc on his body. His calcium is being pulled out of his bones which has caused his bones to now be very brittle.
Still no news on getting a transplant. We still have packets to mail out for those who are interested in learning more about becoming a donor.
Jun 17, 2015
At the age of 16 Slate became very sick. It took Doctors 4 years to figure out what was wrong, End Stage Kidney Failure. Both of his Kidneys had shut down. In June 2005 Slate receive a Kidney...