With the tragic events of recent weeks, the lacrosse world is in need of a happy ending. Fortunately for us — and more importantly, for Savilla Eliuk — a man named Stephen has come through.
As you’ll likely recall, Savilla is suffering from a kidney disorder called IgA Nephropathy. In 2007 she went into complete renal failure. Even with the life-sustaining therapy of peritoneal dialysis, she is in dire need of a kidney transplant. Thanks largely to many of you, the money for her brother’s testing was raised but due to high blood pressure he was quickly ruled out as a potential donor. But sometimes when life closes a door, it busts down a wall, and somewhere in Las Vegas a complete stranger read Savilla’s story and underwent the donor testing process.
The transplant surgery will take place January 5th. READ MORE »