Our Story

We welcomed John Carl to our family on October 27th, 2021. It was a “regular” pregnancy without any surprises. A few weeks before John’s due date Rachel and I had a regular appointment with the OB-GYN and that is when we first learned of the issues. John had not grown as expected and the doctor requested an ultrasound. It was discovered that John had a blockage in his urethra and...

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John Ayers

College Grove, TN

Transplant Type: Kidney

Transplant Status: Transplanted

Goal: $25,000.00

Raised: $2,210 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 14 contributors


John is Happy to be Home! Doing Well.


John is Doing Well at Home!


John was discharged from Vanderbilt !!


Home with Mommy, Daddy and Grandpa Joe and Grandma Deb! New picture of homecoming thanks to Grandma Deb! Continue Reading »

John is Home!! 🥰


John is staying a few extra days in hospital


On Thursday night, John had a fever of 102. It turns out John has the flu. He is doing well, but we are not sure of his discharge... Continue Reading »

Rascal Flatts Surgery Center


I have been asked if the sign in the Surgery Center pictures referred to the Rascal Flatts Band. Yes! The band has been a generous donor to the... Continue Reading »

A Visit from Mommy and sitting with Daddy


Vanderbilt Kidney Transplant


John is Healing from his Transplant Surgery


John was moved out of the PCCU late Saturday afternoon He is progressing nicely, according to his doctors. He is getting his multiple tubes removed and is getting... Continue Reading »