Liberty High School student Charlee Henley is overseeing a mission to help find her aunt Charli a kidney.
Charli is 37 years old, and has an extremely rare autoimmune condition called Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis. It’s a condition which attacks your organs, specifically the kidneys and lungs. Due to living with this condition for so long, her kidneys are beginning to fail. Currently, her kidney function is at 16 percent, one percentile away from end-stage renal failure.
When she reaches 10 percent, she has to begin dialysis, which will compromise any future kidney transplant operation. Because of this Charlee is doing everything she can to get the word out, in hopes that her family can find a donor before her aunt reaches the point of dialysis.
If you would like to support Charli in her cause, you can search for the “Kidney 4 Charli” Facebook page or fill out a candidate sheet, available here.
If you have specific questions, please e-mail Charlee at firstname.lastname@example.org