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Perfect 4-star rating

from Charity Navigator

97%

of families recommend Help Hope Live as an organization to help pay medical bills

Over $145 million

raised for help with out-of-pocket medical expenses since 1983

6,000+

medical professionals trust us

“Help Hope Live has done for us just what the name implies. We salute you all and will be your advocates forever.”

Family of James Micki West, a part of the South-Atlantic Catastrophic Illness Fund

“Thank you to Help Hope Live for helping me get my new van! I couldn't have done it without you.”

Patrick Ivison, a part of the Southwest Catastrophic Injury Fund

“I had to raise $12,000 to be listed for transplant. To date, I have raised over $19,000. I look forward to continuing to support and raise funds for this amazing organization.”

Melissa Tuff, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

3,800+

families fundraise with Help Hope Live

“Without Help Hope Live, I wouldn’t be experiencing the privileges and comfort that I have today.”

Daniela Izzie, a part of the South-Atlantic Catastrophic Injury Fund

$6.1 million

covered in medical costs last year

“Thank you for your help during this difficult process. I’m so grateful for you and this organization.”

Tamara Mathias, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“I am really grateful that there is an organization that helps people with major medical expenses that come with a transplant...the medical costs are ongoing.”

Judy S Hitchcock, a part of the South-Central Transplant Fund

351

fundraisers last year

142 transplants

made possible last year

“I was able to raise over $36,000 to help with medical expenses, lodging during recovery, and a full-time caretaker. It let me focus on recovery.”

-2020 Client Survey

“We wish all our patients would start a Help Hope Live fundraising campaign. You guys are so wonderful to work with.”

Transplant Social Worker

“I love that funds donated are tax deductible. I was able to help cover the expenses of my living donor.”

-2020 Client Survey

“Help Hope Live is the best! Your Coordinators are real, caring people who do their best to help you fundraise.”

Liz Casperite, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“Help Hope Live has been the lifeblood of our grandson's fight to recover...many thank-yous to the wonderful people there.”

Family of Patrick Ivison, a part of the Southwest Catastrophic Injury Fund

“We love Help Hope Live and have been so blessed by the positive impact it's had on our family!”

-Kristen Sachs, wife of Jeff Sachs, a part of the Southwest Catastrophic Injury Fund

“If Help Hope Live hadn't helped my family when I first got injured, I would be in a world of hurt...we owe a lot to them.”

Cole Sydnor, client and co-founder of Roll with Cole & Charisma

“Friends were able to contact Help Hope Live directly to set up fundraisers to help me, even without my involvement.”

-2020 Client Survey

$470,000

in physical therapy help last year

$377,000

for wheelchair vans last years

“Help Hope Live was very helpful to me and my family. I highly recommend them for fundraising support.”

-Kadee Scott, a part of the Northwest Transplant Fund

“I am SO incredibly grateful for Help Hope Live and everyone who donates to help my friend Linda pay for her medications and uninsured medical costs. It truly takes a village.”

-Friend of Linda Jara, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Heart Transplant Fund

“Using Help Hope Live to fundraise showed our entire family the type of community we live in and the people around us willing to help.”

John Milliron, son of John "Sam" Milliron, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“This is a very important organization to me...I rely on donations to continue my rehab and therapies.”

Amy Clabaugh, a part of the South-Central Catastrophic Injury Fund

“I purchased a 2018 vehicle modified with hand controls and 6-way seat transfer. It is absolutely amazing! THANK YOU!”

Christine D Kent, a part of the Southeast Catastrophic Injury Fund

“Don't do a GoFundMe! Help Hope Live is where you want to go.”

-Charisma Jamison, co-founder of Roll with Cole & Charisma

“Truly a great fundraising experience for help with my medical bills and so much more when I received my kidney transplant.”

Joanna McCray, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

$144,000

for home modifications last year

$118,000

in assistive technology last year

“Thank you for all the help that you provided for my wife and family at the time of her transplant. We truly appreciate everything that you help us with.”

Husband of Bridgett Isley, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“Help Hope Live helped me with fundraising and took a huge weight from my shoulders.”

Nancy Kyllingstad, a part of the Southwest Transplant Fund

“The support, advice, and help that we received made our fundraising efforts effective and worthwhile. Allowing me to handle the fundraising took the burden off of my parents so that they could focus on what mattered most.”

John Milliron, son of John "Sam" Milliron, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“Truly an amazing organization, full of beautiful humans with such big hearts. They go out of their way to help and support anyone they can.”

Jasmine Hollingsworth, Founder/Director of Liver Mommas & Families

“It's been wonderful having Help Hope Live be a part of my life.”

Joanna McCray, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

$410,000

in medical relocation help last year

“I will forever be an advocate for Help Hope Live.”

John Milliron, son of John "Sam" Milliron, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“Thank you so very much for all of your help. We could not have made it this far without your support.”

Maxine Billings, wife of Tony Billings, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“There are so many benefits to working with a nonprofit versus GoFundMe, including the personal attention and support we get.”

Melissa Tuff, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“I support what you all stand for and do. ”

Michelle Bosquette, a part of the Northeast Transplant Fund

“Thanks for all your support and hard work to make my transplants a reality!”

-Rebecca O'Doherty, a part of the New York Transplant Fund

$800,000

in home health care help last year

“Because of them, I have Help, and I have Hope that my daughter will Live. ”

-Family of Zaiah C McNeal, a part of the Southwest Transplant Fund

“His kidney transplant was both a success and a miracle. Thanks to Help Hope Live for their assistance.”

-Family of Philip Marshall Taylor, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“Thank you for all your assistance, and all that your organization has enabled for all of us patients.”

Ron House, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“Our entire Help Hope Live experience has been an amazing blessing. We couldn't have made it through the past year without it.”

-Family of TJ Miller, a part of the Northwest Transplant Fund

“Thank you Help Hope Live! I really don't think his double lung transplant would have been possible if it wasn't for y'all.”

-Family of Donnie Stone, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“You don't just work for Help Hope Live...you work for the American patient through Help Hope Live. Thank you for all you do for us and other medically needy families.”

Husband of Cynthia D Bertram, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“This could be the fundraiser that saves your loved one's life, like it was for us.”

-Family of Donnie Stone, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“Help Hope Live is the best. I always recommend them to people I meet who are fundraising for a transplant.”

Melissa Tuff, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“Many thanks for your support and hard work on behalf of me and my family. Love you guys.”

McClifford A Cooper, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“I want to thank you for providing the services you do. The help you've given us and the ease of use of your services has been greatly appreciated.”

Family of Hadlee R Fuchsel, a part of the North-Central Transplant Fund

“We couldn't be more happy at his second chance at life. Thank you to Help Hope Live for all their guidance and patience.”

Wife of Andre McCoy, a part of the Southwest Transplant Fund

“We are grateful for the role Help Hope Live has played in our life following Jeff's injury.”

Wife of Jeff Sachs, a part of the Southwest Catastrophic Injury Fund

“The Help Hope Live team has been so helpful in my life and recovery. I cannot begin to thank you enough.”

Trey Wehrum, a part of the New York Transplant Fund

“The money for my transplant raised through this charity is the only reason I'm both walking and able to see normally today. Changed and saved my life.”

Brandon Fowler, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

3900

transplants made possible through fundraising

“We are so thankful for your organization. You have been a huge blessing.”

Family of Kayson Matney, a part of the South-Central Transplant Fund

“Help Hope Live was recommended to me by a dear friend. I truly don't know what I would have done without them. I have since received a double lung/heart transplant and am living life.”

Kathy Tanksley, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“We raised 114% of our accessible van goal of $25,000. Help Hope Live is the amazing organization that makes things like this possible.”

Family of Paul M Buckman, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Catastrophic Injury Fund

1,300

individuals helped reclaim their mobility and independence after a life-changing spinal cord injury

“Thankful to Help Hope Live for providing a credible way to gather support from my generous tribe.”

Amanda Washek, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“I am so happy this transplant family reached out to you.”

Transplant Financial Coordinator

“I love how the Dashboard is set up. I found the forms I needed...so easy!”

Christine Galatis, a part of the Northeast Catastrophic Injury Fund

“It was only through our fundraising campaign that we were able to raise funds to offset some of our critical transplant needs.”

Dwight J. Crawford, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“Our Coordinator at Help Hope Live diligently guided us through the whole process.”

Family of Paul M Buckman, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Catastrophic Injury Fund

“Help Hope Live makes a huge difference in my recovery and getting stronger since there is one less obstacle to worry about.”

Trey Wehrum, a part of the New York Transplant Fund

“This van is seriously going to be an amazing life-altering tool for me. ”

Kirk Williams, a part of the Midwest/West Catastrophic Injury Fund

$726,000

to offset medical relocation last year

“We love our Help Hope Live team. Great support during difficult times.”

Family of Joanna McCray, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“The service and support of Help Hope Live has been such a blessing.”

Family of Dawn Cox, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“Whenever a family comes to me asking how they will be able to afford the transplant journey, I hand them a Help Hope Live brochure and say, Call this number right away. These people know how to help you.”

Transplant Medical Professional

“Your program is a miracle. I manage because you have made it possible. ”

Monica Ashery, a part of the North-Central Transplant Fund

“Without you, this accessible vehicle would not be possible.”

Family of Ethan S Kadish, a part of the Great Lakes Catastrophic Injury Fund

“Your organization was so helpful when my late husband had his two heart transplants. You are a blessing.”

Deborah G. Halberstadt, campaign supporter

“This organization is unbelievably awesome. When our friend needed a double lung transplant, Help Hope Live was there for us.”

Darryl Janes, supporter of client Judd Flanders

“Thanks to your help, I have reconnected with long lost friends and had new opportunities open up. ”

Allen Shierling, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“I raised more donations within the first few months than I had in over a year of fundraising with GoFundMe. ”

Melissa Tuff, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“Funds raised were made available to me at critical times and went a long way to address medical, travel, and lodging needs.”

Dwight J. Crawford, a part of the South-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“Help Hope Live has removed a great deal of financial stress from our shoulders. We cannot thank you enough.”

Family of Paul Mustol, a part of the South-Central Catastrophic Illness Fund

“I want to commend your organization for having such a positive impact on my family as well as so many others. ”

Family of Yusef Harris, a part of the Midwest/West Transplant Fund

“Our family fundraised through this wonderful organization. The resources and support were incredibly helpful!”

Family of Adam Rogers, part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“Fundraising for our son who is paralyzed has enabled us to get a van and do renovations for him.”

Family of Sean McGonagle, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Catastrophic Injury Fund

“Thanks to Help Hope Live, we were able to make a difficult time a little easier for the people who were caring for me. ”

Kellie Murphy, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Transplant Fund

“With my incredible support system, I've surpassed even my wildest dreams of what is possible.”

Kirk Williams, a part of the Midwest/West Catastrophic Injury Fund

“Working with Help Hope Live put my mind at ease. We felt empowered.”

Family of Joseph Dinas, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“Finding Help Hope Live has been a godsend. The staff is extremely helpful, supportive, and attentive.”

Melissa Tuff, a part of the Southeast Transplant Fund

“My husband is 9 years post-double lung transplant and is enjoying living every day!”

Family of Marty Zelei, a part of the Great Lakes Transplant Fund

“Help Hope Live makes it possible for me to put a tank of gas in my car, pay tolls and parking, and eat lunch and supper.”

Paula Bowman Cummings, a part of the Mid-Atlantic Transplant Fund