Our Story

Miranda’s journey started in the womb.  On December 7, 2006, after a two hour ultrasound, we were told that Miranda’s heart was not symmetrical, one side was smaller.  She was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). HLHS is a complex and rare congenital heart defect where the left side of the heart is critically underdeveloped.  This causes the right side of the heart to both pump blood to the...

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Miranda Case

Pendleton, OR

Transplant Type: Heart

Transplant Status: Transplanted

Goal: $80,000.00

Raised: $82,740 of $80,000 goal

Raised by 229 contributors


Miranda’s 17th Birthday


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Update – January 5th, 2024


Good Morning, We just want to provide you all with a quick update on Miranda's appointments that took place earlier this week.  On Tuesday, Miranda had her check-up appointments at Seattle Children's Hospital. ... Continue Reading »

Update – December 27, 2023


Hello.  We hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas and that you have the opportunity to spend time with family and friends sometime during the holidays.  It... Continue Reading »

Update – September 9, 2023


Good Evening,   First of all, we want to thank everyone for your thoughts, prayers, and support this week.  We really appreciate it.  Knowing that we have so... Continue Reading »

Update – September 8, 2023


Good Morning, Just a very quick update.  Miranda and Lorie are still at Seattle Children's Hospital.  Things are going well.  The doctors continue to run tests and the... Continue Reading »

Update – September 6, 2023 – Evening


Good Evening, We hope you all had a good day.  We want to thank you for all of your thoughts and prayers today.  Miranda's procedures went very well. ... Continue Reading »

Update – September 6, 2023


Good Morning,   We want to send a quick message out.  We apologize that it has been almost 2 months since we sent out the last update.  We want... Continue Reading »

Update – July 9, 2023


Hello, Today (Sunday) marks four months since Miranda received her new heart.  It does not seem possible that it has been that long.  Time does seem to go... Continue Reading »

Update – May 24th 2023


Good Morning, We have been meaning to get an update sent out, but just have not gotten it done.  It has been two weeks since we sent the last... Continue Reading »