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Households maintain one another, and the household throughout the College of Pittsburgh is caring for one among its personal.
4-year-old Daniel George has been battling Persistent Kidney Illness (CKD) since delivery and is in want of a life-saving kidney transplant. Daniel is the son of Pitt Energy and Conditioning Coach Mary Beth George and a match has been discovered throughout the Panther household.
Pitt athletic coach Molly Trott, a co-worker of George’s, has been named as Daniel’s kidney donor after a six-month search.
After 6 months of looking out, a kidney transplant match has been recognized for Daniel George, 4-year-old son of Energy and Cond. Coach Mary Beth George.
…and it’s nearer to house than the George household might have imagined.
— Pitt Athletics (@Pitt_ATHLETICS) November 11, 2021
Daniel will obtain the kidney as an early Christmas and birthday current, turning 5 weeks after accepting his new kidney on December 7.
Trott informed Pitt Athletics about her perception in aiding others and supporting the George household together with her life-saving match.
“All through my total life, I’ve felt compelled to assist others,” Trott mentioned. “When studying extra concerning the George household, and all that Danny has gone by way of in his life, I felt I wanted to try to assist in no matter means I might. I’m blissful to be blessed with the chance to assist Danny dwell a satisfying life.”
The “Daniel Robust” marketing campaign was set in movement in Might 2021 and with the assistance of the Youngsters’s Organ Transplant Affiliation (COTA), raised over $57,000 for Daniel’s household.
The George household is eternally grateful for Trott and is grateful for the help the Pittsburgh group has offered them whereas expressing pleasure for Daniel’s future.
“We’re so extremely fortunate that Molly felt inclined to enroll to be a residing donor to Daniel,” Mary Beth mentioned. “We are able to by no means repay her for her act of affection for Daniel and our household. She’s going to all the time be a part of our household.”
To donate to the George household, go to COTAForDanielStrong.com