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Jameson, has spent nearly 20 years dedicated to saving the lives of others as a Firefighter and now currently a Paramedic in an aggressive 911 system. He has now found himself in a position he never anticipated, needing our help to save his life. Please donate and help save the life of one of our heroes.
In Jameson’s words:
“Ten years ago I was diagnosed with a fatal kidney disease that I have fought very hard to keep under control. It has now gotten to the point it is definitely winning. I never imagined in a million years with all the lives I’ve had in my care that I would be fighting so damn hard to save my own!”
Jameson is a 42 year old single father of 2 beautiful daughters, 5 and 15. He always shows such selflessness and constantly focuses on the needs of his family and how he can maintain his health to raise his children and be there for those he loves. On January 12, 2002, he received the life shattering news that he had two kidney diseases, IgA Nephropathy and F.S.G.S. (Focal Segmental Glomuleri Sclerosis). Since the news of the ailing kidneys, Jameson has educated himself and worked with a team of physicians to stay healthy through strict nutritional diets, natural medicine, and medication to keep his kidneys healthy. Despite his efforts, his GFR Kidney Function has been rapidly deteriorating. In July 2011, his Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) was 47 but in 9 short months has now rapidly dropped to 39 (4-4-2012)- normal GFR is between 100-140. This is dangerously low. Even with a max dose of the medication Allopurinol, his protein spillage is still 2400, uric acid is ‘out of control’ and his creatinine levels are 1.9. Due to the significant protein spillage, his Vitamin D has dropped to extremely dangerous levels at a 0.13 (normal levels are 100 nmol/L - 125nmol/L).
Jameson is working with a team of doctors and receiving both conventional and alternative treatments. He is using both conventional and alternative treatments in tandem in an attempt to help increase his kidney function through the best scientific research available on medical advances from here and abroad. Unfortunately, he has used up all his sick/vacation time, lost his home, and exhausted all his savings to pay for ongoing medical bills and medications that are vital to keep him alive. He currently works as a Paramedic in a very aggressive 911 system, but his severe gout attacks that can last several days of the month has made working more and more difficult. Despite these challenges, he continues serve the community he loves and give of himself, even being awarded the Cardiac Arrest Save of the Year for two years in a row (2011 and 2012).
Now we can help give back to him and his children. Your donation will make a difference.
Any amount that will fit in your budget will be very appreciated, $10, $20, or $100. Any amount you can offer will help toward our goal. Your generous donation would go toward treatment and associated medical costs to help him.
Please help us save one of our heroes and loving father.
The family and friends of Jameson thank you for your generosity.
The Coalition of Responsible Disabled is a Section 501(c)3 nonprofit and your gift may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes.
Your donation can be made in the follow ways:
Account name- Coalition of Responsible Disabled
Account number- 153564863410
EIN number- 911412690
Make Checks Payable to:
Coalition of Responsible Disabled
Checks can be taken to any US Bank for deposit or mailed to
P.O. Box 5785, Lacey Washington 98509
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If you have any questions or would like to talk to Jameson directly you can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. He would welcome and love to talk to you.