Chris to Jen Kidney Transplant Fund

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“Sisters Gift Shop”

Since: Aug 07

Escondido CA 92026

#1 Aug 10, 2007
Who said racing is not a small caring community.
We have someone that needs to be commended for what she is about to go thru.
About Jen:
Jen who had lost her baby at 8 months developed complications and went into renal failure. They where able to save her liver, but at the expense of her kidneys. She is now on dialysis three times a week.
About Chris:
Chris is a volunteer scorekeeper at Barona Speedway for many years. She hears about, and then meets Jen at one of the races. Chris was taken with everything that Jen had gone thru and was able to be so strong.
Chris thought about offering her kidney to Jen. She sat down with her daughter Kelsey and told her that she wanted to give Jen a kidney. Just a note here about Kelsey she is a very strong willed & giving person just like her mom. Kelsey said that was the right thing to do. And she would stand by her mom thru all this.
So Chris has offered and was accepted for the Kidney Transplant.
Chris is always the one that comes thru to help everyone around her. Now she needs our help to get this done. Insurance in its wisdom will pay for all medical expense but nothing else. Chris will be out of work for four (4) weeks. She works for a small private company and they are doing what they can to help. Now it is up to the rest of us to finish this transplant. If everyone that has passed thru Chris life sends/gives a dollar she will be able to make her necessary bills and with what is left over will be forward to another kidney transplant patient.
I know a lot of you don't know how much Chris has effect other lives. She does it quietly and with out saying a word. That is why this Kidney Transplant is not a surprise to those around her. This is just what she does.
The Kidney Transplant is scheduled for October. So we don't have much time.
We at Sisters' Gift Shop feel that this is something that should be supported and wish that more people could do this for others. So we are helping her collect the funds she will need.
Make checks payable to Sisters' Gift Shop
If you have any question please contact
Sisters' Gift Shop
C/o chris to jen fund
christojen@usa.com
http://www.myspace.com/christojen
Please go to the myspace page.
There you will find the flyer that you can print out and give to everyone you know.
This will help with getting the word out.
Thank you for all your help

“Sisters Gift Shop”

Since: Aug 07

Escondido CA 92026

#2 Nov 26, 2007
Hello everyone,
When you get up Monday (tomorrow) morning could you please take a moment and just think happy thoughts for Chris and Jen. Their surgery is for 5:00 am.

Donít forget we are also having a fundraising and/or card collection at Sisters Gift Shop on Monday.

Again we would like to say thank you to everyone for all the help that you have given.

North County Times Serving San Diego and Riverside Counties
Friends band together to help kidney donor
By: NOELLE IBRAHIM - Staff Writer
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/11/24/ne...

Please take a moment and leave a comment on the great job Noelle did on this story.
perri

Chicago, IL

#3 Feb 5, 2013
That is just so awsome that not everything we hear is horrible heros are here an so is god bless chris an jen

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