Four-year-old Ferris Backmeyer has been waiting for the new organ almost all her life, having been diagnosed with Mainzer-Saldino syndrome — a rare disorder involving kidney failure — just days following her birth. An online silent auction will be held from April 23 to April 25.
A fundraising effort for a Kamloops toddler in need of a kidney gets underway this weekend via social media.
To find out more about being a donor, and to learn whether you might be a match, contact the living donor program at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver by by phone at 604-806-9027 or 1-877-955-1755 or by email at email@example.com.
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