A fellow member of Anash and former Hatzalah member is in desperate need of a kidney.
How often does someone get the chance to save another person’s life? For some people, never; but for you, the opportunity may just be next week.
A kidney donor drive will be held this upcoming Tuesday evening, August 28th, erev Chai Elul at the Jewish Children’s Museum, from 6 to 9 in the evening. All that is needed is a simple cheek swab that takes just a few moments.
At 7:30 there will be a forum led by Rabbi Josh Sturm, Renewal’s Director of Outreach, followed by an open Question and Answer Session.
The drive is being led by Renewal, the largest Kidney assistance organization in the USA.
The event is sponsored and endorsed by Crown Heights Hatzola, Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Bikur Cholim, Beis Shmuel- Chabad and by the following individuals by Rabbi Levi Garelick, Dr. Eli Rosen, Moshe Pinson, and Nosson Blumes, of Oholei Torah, a former Kidney Donor.
If he r”l does not receive a donor kidney in the very near future, his chances of survival bleak, to say the least.
The more time passes, the more difficult it becomes for him to undergo a successful transplant surgery. According to UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing), the average wait time for someone in his condition is 11-12 years. That means that if he continues along the regular route of waiting on the national deceased donor list, he may run out of time ch”v.
You have an opportunity to change that terrible statistic, and save his family. You can get tested in the upcoming Kidney Donor Drive
As an absolute last resort, he and his family are desperately turning to you, the Crown Heights community, to ask people to get tested to become potential donors.
The more people turning in, the higher chances of finding a match.
The more people getting tested, the higher the chances of finding a match so this young man can live.
Please be a part of this life saving mission. Get tested! It’s a simple swab.
What takes just a few minutes out of your day, can potentially give many years of life to another person.
After testing for compatibility, you can decide whether or not you want to go forward with the donation. Your decision will be kept completely confidential.
To qualify for testing, you must be between 21-65 years, AND in overall good health. Male or Female.
In the meantime, please pray for Chaim Daniel ben Brocha for a refua shlaima, and find a donor match.
For more information or for a pre-testing form, you can call Renewal, at 718-431-9831 ext. 310 or email [email protected] You can visit Renewals informative website at www.Renewal.org, or visit their social media at instagram.com/renewalnews or Facebook.com/renewalnews.