My name is Brooke, I am one of the lucky recipients of a generous educational scholarship offered by the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho given to to kidney transplant patients. I was about 10 years old when I was diagnosed with level three reflux on both of my kidneys. I received corrective surgery but the damage was irreversible and my kidney function steadily declined until I had a kidney transplant in 2004 when I was 15. I had been so sick prior to the transplant I didn’t even realize HOW sick… until the transplant. It was a miracle. I felt so much better — a whole new life. I am now 20 years old, and just finished my 5th semester at Salt Lake Community College. I just started my first semester in the Occupational Therapy Program. It has been hard, but very exciting. Without the Kidney Foundation’s help, I could not have taken so many classes toward my career. I can not express enough, how incredibly grateful I am to the donors of the Kidney Foundation who make this possible for me. Thank you for the donations to the Kidney Foundation so I could go to school. Thank you for looking out for me, and helping me move forward, through the difficulties I’ve had with kidney disease in my life. Sincerely, Brook R.
https://www.towkars.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/towkars-car-donation-logo-300x165-300x165.png 0 0 kidneyadmin https://www.towkars.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/towkars-car-donation-logo-300x165-300x165.png kidneyadmin2008-12-05 15:27:562008-12-05 15:27:56Thank you for helping me through school after my kidney transplant