Did you know that last year 4,903 patients died while waiting for a kidney transplant?* That nearly 3000 new patients are added to the kidney waiting list each month?* Meet Yaredly, a patient at Miami Children’s Hospital who is in need of a kidney transplant. Despite having to undergo dialysis treatments three times a week, she has a truly remarkable attitude. Check out the short video I produced – I guarantee it will lift your spirits. Oh, and then visit organdonor.gov to become an organ donor. It takes only 60 seconds but you can save up to eight lives. Really.
This is the second in a series of videos I’ve produced to help raise funds and awareness for Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation
Stay tuned for future videos in this series…
*Statistics provided by the National Kidney Foundation