Our Story

On February 15th, 2019, a spunky boy was born named Bryson. He was born at 35 weeks and 4 days due to a placental abruption that caused both Bryson and his mom to lose an abundance amount of blood. Bryson was immediately taken to the NICU where he stayed for ten days. On February 18th, 2019, Bryson had his first echocardiogram performed. An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart....

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Bryson Gardner

Cape Coral, FL

Transplant Type: Heart

Transplant Status: Transplanted

Goal: $60,000.00

Raised: $54,667 of $60,000 goal

Raised by 128 contributors


03/09/2022 Bryson Update


Bryson is such a strong, resilient boy! He had his first clinic visit on Tuesday where he had an echocardiogram and EKG. Things are looking good! The left... Continue Reading »

03/06/2022 Bryson Update


Daddy had to go home today. We are going to miss him! Mama has got Bryson’s medication routine down, but he continues to try to rebel that routine... Continue Reading »

03/04/2022 Bryson Update


Bryson update! The last two days have been incredible! It’s amazing how much you miss by living in the hospital, home cooked meals the most Today we went... Continue Reading »

Part 5


    How Covid-19 changed our lives forever, So the family got covid I had little to no symptoms, Ashly was really bad required to have the Antibody... Continue Reading »

Bryson’s Journey- From Dad’s Perspective Part 4


UF Health Shand’s Children's Hospital, so in April of 2021 we made an appointment to go meet their team and see if they would be a good fit.... Continue Reading »

03/02/2022 Bryson Update


Bryson update!! Amazing news!! Zero rejection on Bryson’s first post transplant cath. Our prognosis for the length of this heart is looking phenomenal! So guess who gets discharged... Continue Reading »

03/01/2022 PM Bryson Update


Bryson update! Bryson made it out of the cath around 10:00 AM and did amazing during! Afterwards he had a bad time waking up. He was just super... Continue Reading »

03/01/2022 AM Bryson Update


Prayers for Bryson this morning. He’s back in cath lab now for post transplant biopsy   Continue Reading »

02/28/2022 Bryson Update


Bryson got to go on a field trip today in a ambulance to get see the Shand's Medical helicopter.  He had a blast!! Continue Reading »