Beautiful Home Educated Emma and her family need our help

A Home Educating family needs our help

Givealittle page has been set up for one of our home educating families. Some of you know the Taylors, others might only just be meeting them via the information on the Givealittle page. Angela and her daughter Emma have touched so many lives in a very positive way during their CF journey. Hopefully you are able to give, even just a little bit at this time. Thank you!

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At 5pm on the 22nd March, Emma and her family received the call that Emma was going to be urgently flown to Auckland for a lung transplant. A beautiful gift. At 6.30 Emma and her mum Angela were on the life flight from Nelson to Auckland. On the 23rd March at midnight, Emma was taken into surgery for a the life saving operation of a lung transplant.

Emma is only 18 years old and has a chronic health condition called Cystic Fibrosis. Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects mainly the lungs, pancreas ,liver, kidneys and intestine. Emma was diagnosed at the age of 8 days old. Cystic Fibrosis is a life threatening disease.

Emma has had to receive a lung transplant as her lungs were no longer able to support her body due to the vast complications that Cystic Fibrosis brings.

Sadly for Emma and her family, they have already had to endure the pain of the disease with loosing a much loved daughter and sister to Cystic Fibrosis. Their much loved Joey (Johanna Louise) sadly passed away at the age of only 9 years old. Joey was a vibrant, cheeky and determined young lady who touched many many lives but sadly lost the terrible battle to Cystic Fibrosis.

Emma has been blessed to receive this opportunity of a new set of lungs but is fighting for her life. Emma’s dad Warwick and brothers and sisters, Logan, Josh, Jett, Jordyn, Annah, Josiah and Israel were unable to be there for the initial transplant surgery but hope to be able to take turns to travel to Auckland to support Emma soon.

For Emma and her family the ongoing emotional, physical and financial costs of Cystic Fibrosis are huge, but through all of this, Emma and her family bravely continue to fight and be graceful, kind and extremely humble people.

But now more than ever Emma and her family need our support. If you are thinking ‘I wish I could help’ or ‘How can I help’, please contribute to this families future.

This is wonderful support for Emma and her family in this especially difficult time of need.

Funds will be used to assist Emma and her family with the ongoing costs involved with having a lung transplant and fighting Cystic Fibrosis. Funds to help get all the family to Auckland to be with Emma and mum Angela. Funds to help get a car to assist mum and dad get around while they are in Auckland, Funds to help with ongoing medical treatments, living costs and day to day costs if Dad is unable to work.


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