kidney transplant

A “Chair-ity” Event
The Poke Salad Festival gets underway in Blanchard this weekend...and some local folks have a big mission there this year -- to raise money for a friend of theirs who's in need of a kidney transplant. Jayne Tappe is one of the organizers, and she says the fundraiser is being called A "…
Local Transplant Candidate Gets Some Community Help
Blanchard resident Robert Gipson has been battling diabetes for many years...and now, he needs a kidney transplant. But those -- and the care he'll need afterward -- are expensive. Jayne Tappe is helping arrange some fundraisers for him, and she says there's something organizers need...