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Vertiss Powers desperately needs your help. He has been suffering from a severe case of diabetes for many years. Vertiss has done everything possible to keep his medical condition under control, however in more recent years his kidneys have taken a toll from his diabetes, and he is now suffering from end-stage-renal-disease. Vertiss undergoes extensive medical testing so he can be placed on the active transplant listed at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. In order to survive, Vertiss needs a lifesaving kidney transplant, and he needs your help to make his surgery a success.

Vertiss grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey and is known for his impeccable work ethic and tenacity to visit everyone he knows. He worked as a truck driver for many years, which allowed him to travel often and gave him many opportunities to visit his family, grandkids and friends that live across the entire east coast. A father to six loving and supportive children, and grandfather to twelve, Vertiss wants to get better and undergo a transplant, to be able to spend more time with his family.


April 5, 2016

Looking at you from day to day. I see how strong you are. I realize everyday that I am grateful for all you do and has done. I am the lucky one to have you as my dad. I love you. Stay strong.

Catrina Debro

October 27, 2015

For embodying the strength of our family name, having a contagious smile, heartwarming laugh, and a powerful hug.......I donate to your life, long and prosperous! I Love You Uncle Vertiss!

Sha'ron Powers

September 30, 2015

Received a mail in donation from the Baldi's.

Doris and Charlie Baldi

August 28, 2015

we are more than half way there...

love you daddy!!


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