My name is Stephanie Bennett, and I am asking for your help to save my life.
I have chronic liver disease; this disease has taken over my ability to function normally and has done this for the last year. I can no longer live on my own, I have such recurrent hospitalizations that it seems like the hospital has become my second home. I am currently on palliative care as I wait for a potential liver.
I have so much to live for and I’m afraid If I don’t get a living donor I may not survive. My daughter has yet to get married, I have yet to become a grandma, and I'm just 44 years old. I like to shop and spend time with my family. Family time has become most important to me. When something like this happens you truly begin to value what’s important.
I have had one potential donor, but no follow up, the potential donor was told they were not at a healthy enough weight. I’m still searching for someone to become my living donor. I am asking this of both friends and strangers, because I have no immediate family available to donate. Living donor transplants generally have better outcomes and can be arranged at a time convenient for both parties. No waiting and wondering while my body continues to weaken.
If you are interested:
Fill the form out, then a team member should follow up with you within 7 to 10 days. If not please contact them to make sure that they got your form.
Evaluation tests happen at University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.
Thank you for saving my life.