WE DID IT!!! We exceeded our initial fundraising goal of $3800 which is what the transplant committee at the Mayo Clinic asked us to get so that my dad, Khaven Neak, could get on the transplant list. It was with all of your help that we did it. THANK YOU!
I am deeply humbled and so incredibly grateful. Those of you that know me well know that I tend more towards being stoic but once I realized that we were actually able to reach our goal, I /might/ have shed a tear or two.
I really can't believe it!
Anyway, even though we have reached this first milestone, donations will continue to be accepted here via HelpHOPELive, a non-profit organization that is dedicated solely to providing financial support to those living through the transplant process and those dealing with catastrophic injury or illness.
You may wonder why we will continue to accept donations now that our initial goal has been met. Well, it is because this was just the first leg of our journey. We expect that now we have successfully raised this money, my dad should be on the transplant list before the close of business next week.
Then, the real work begins; we will campaign to find a living donor. The efforts involved in doing so will cost money. Afterwards, God willing, once we have a donor, the cost really starts to skyrocket. But, we'll cross that bridge when we get to it.
Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me at [email protected] or via phone at 954.551.0607.
You can also reach out to our assigned social workers, Karen or Alexandra, at Mayo Clinic at 904.956.3201. Susann, our fundraising coordinator here at HelpHOPELive will also be happy to answer any questions and she can be reached at 800.642.8399 extension 22.
Once again, I do not even have the words to express how grateful I am to y'all.
On behalf of Khaven and his family, Kornika King (née Neak) 954.551.0707 | [email protected]
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