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Alejandro is a very driven and proactive young boy from Southern Oregon, if you were not aware he was ill, you would never guess it. However, Alejandro has spent the entirety of his short life fighting stage four kidney disease. Born in 2006 Alejandro is now ten years old and it is nearing the time where his kidneys will not be able to keep up with the rest of his body anymore and his doctors at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon have recommended a life saving kidney transplant. The only problem now is the cost.

Alejandro is the oldest of three children with one younger sister and one younger brother. His mother, Kyndra Boyd, is a single mother and the sole provider to her family. With the cost of a transplant often exceeding $500,000.00, many transplant families simply cannot afford the procedure. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is a national charity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related expense...

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Wayback Burgers!

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First Cross Country Run

One thing about Alejandro that has changed a little is he gets tired easier than he did before. Example being running the mile he used to get done faster than he does now and at first he would get frustrated within himself not understanding why. He Continue Reading »

49ers vs Saints game

I had seen an ad on Facebook for a local radio station to text to win tickets to a niners-cowboys game, I entered to win. They called to tell me I didn't win but had heard my son's story and how he is a huge niners fan and wanted to do something Continue Reading »

T-Shirts!

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Haircut For a Cause

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Alejandro

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Media Coverage

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Yard Sale

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Tamales

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Car Wash

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It's that time of year

Unfortunately when the weather changes here comes the cold and flu season. Alejandro got the respitory bug going around. Little colds on him turn into worse things. He has a fever, bronchitis and the achey body. Resting, snuggles and chicken noodle Continue Reading »

Time for some flag football

Alejandro has his good days and his bad days. He doesn't let what he goes through stop him and tries to keep up with all his friends. He doesn't understand why some things are getting more difficult. He won't stop his sports. This is the first year Continue Reading »

Meet Alejandro

Alejandro was born into stage 4 kidney disease. It all began when I was 19 weeks pregnant we went in for our routine ultrasound. His kidneys were small and full with urine. They determined he had kidney reflux (where the urine was back flowing into Continue Reading »

How You Can Help

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