Pearland TX

Baby boy with weeks to live needs a donor

 

Baby Marcus Albers is just five months old, and already he is facing a bigger obstacle than most people ever will.

Marcus suffers from immunodeficiency 47, a rare genetic disease that destroyed his liver and he is in dire need of a partial liver from a living donor.

 

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Whitney McLean holding Baby Marcus at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

 

 

If you are interested in being evaluated as a potential donor for Marcus, please review the criteria below:

A potential donor must:

  • be younger than 50 years old (ideally, between 18 and 40)
  • weigh less than 150 pounds
  • have Type O blood
  • be in good health
  • be a nonsmoker and nondrinker
  • not have been recently pregnant

If you meet the criteria and are interested, please email a Froedtert Hospital Living Donor coordinator marcustransplantchw@gmail.com.

You can also help cover the family’s medical expenses by donating to their GoFundMe page.

Please keep Marcus in your prayers❤️

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Leisha S. D'Angelo
Editor, writer & photographer