November 2021-April 7,2023

November 2021- Diagnosed with stage 4 Kidney Failure

December 29, 2022 –  20/25 Virtual Fundraiser launched – referencing Kidney Transplant date January 20 and Spencer’s Birthday January 25. ($20.25 or $25.20)

January 19, 2023 – Check into Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

January 20, 2023 – Kidney transplant – Donor Mark Porche

January 20-28, 2023 – Post transplant recovery and monitoring of Spencer in hospital

Recurring after transplant – every Tuesday and Friday for lab days – specialist team/pharmacist/nurse/social worker consultation

February 1, 2023 – First T-shirt Campaign launched through expires February 14- 2023

February 14-22, 2023 – Hospital stay due to blood pressure issues, doctors and specialists trying to stabilize and adjust medication to address high blood pressure issues.

February 25, 2023 – Coin canister dropped off – hosted by Les Schwab Tire Center 37895 US- 26 Sandy, Oregon

February 25, 2023 – Coin canister dropped off -hosted by Lutz Hardware 505 NE 4th Avenue, Camas, WA

March 3, 2023 – Thanks to Lutz Hardware and Lacamas Magazine – Video done independently by Aaron Lutz owner of Lutz Hardware and Ernie Geigenmiller of Lacamas Magazine about COTA and coin canister

March 6, 2023 – Coin canister dropped off – hosted by Les Schwab Tire Center on 192nd in Vancouver, WA

March 7, 2023 – Surgery (Angiogram) to try to locate area where narrowing of the artery connecting to new kidney is thought to be one of issues causing blood pressure issues.

Recurring after transplant – Every Tuesday for lab days -Specialist team/pharmacist/nurse/social worker consultations

March 19, 2023 – Restaurant Day/Night Panda Express Fundraiser at Panda Express 526 SE 192nd Avenue Vancouver WA  advertising started for event set for April 7, 2023

March 25, 2023 – Second T-shirt campaign through started with new spring color options expired April 1

March 30, 2023 – Thanks for our first corporate matching donation from Johnson and Johnson

March 30, 2023 – First T-shirt Campaign through re-launched

April 1, 2023 – Second T-shirt Campaign through re-launched

April 7, 2023 – First Restaurant Day/Night Fundraising   – set up at  Panda Express 526 SE 192nd Avenue Vancouver WA

April 22, 2023 Senior Prom

May 2-4, 2023 Surgery (Angiogram) – Balloon  dilation under angiography of kidney transplant artery stenosis to dilate the artery to hopefully help with blood pressure issues

June 10, 2023 Graduation from Washougal High School 

June 13, 2023 Facebook Fundraiser

July 17, 2023 Nuestra Mesa Restaurant Night Fundraiser  Monday 5-9pm  227 NE 4th Avenue, Camas, WA. Friends and family surprised Spencer and gathered to celebrate his graduation.

August 1, 2023 K&M Drive In Restaurant Night Fundraiser  Tuesday  3-8pm 3414 NE 3rd Avenue, Camas, WA

August 12, 2023 Second Panda Express Restaurant Day/Night Fundraiser Saturday 9:30am – 9:30pm 526 SE 192nd Avenue,  Vancouver, WA 

August 22, 2023 Burgerville Restaurant Night Fundraiser Tuesday 4-8pm 518 NE 3rd Avenue, Camas, WA

September 7, 2023 T-shirt Campaign re-launched through 

Coin canisters at Lutz Hardware in Camas WA, Les Schwab on 192nd in Vancouver WA, Les Schwab in Sandy Oregon, Nuestra Mesa at Restaurant Night fundraiser, K&M Drive In at Restaurant Night Fundraiser, and Burgerville at Restaurant Night Fundraiser have been successful.  

Thank you to Lutz Hardware in Camas WA, Les Schwab on 192nd in Vancouver WA, and Les Schwab in Sandy OR for hosting coin canisters at your locations and to your patrons for their. donations. We appreciate any and all donations. 

Thank you to Panda Express on 192nd in Vancouver WA, Nuestra Mesa in Camas WA, K&M Drive In in Camas WA, and Burgerville in Camas WA for hosting Restaurant Night Fundraisers.

Between the 20/25 Campaign Fundraiser, five Restaurant Night Fundraisers, coin canisters, T-shirt Campaigns, a Facebook Fundraiser, and a matching Corporate donation, we have surpassed our first short-term goal of $5,000.00 and we are moving toward our next short-term goal of $10,000.  Thank you to all for your continuous support be it by donations, and/or spreading the word about events, and/or words of encouragement.

Spencer Porche

Washougal, WA

Transplant Type: Kidney

Transplant Status: Transplanted

Goal: $120,000.00

Raised: $9,042 of $120,000 goal

Raised by 66 contributors

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