Lynn needs a Kidney

wife | mother | teacher 

It is an extraordinary act of kindness to consider offering the gift of kidney donation. During this holiday season, I am asking for your kindness on behalf of my wife Lynn.

Lynn is a loving mother, a teacher and would do anything to help others.  I am asking for your support on behalf of Lynn. Help us get the word out. Lynn needs a kidney transplant in order to continue on the journey that she has not finished yet, making a difference in the lives of others.

 Lynn Nelson's School Team; Fundraising Kidney Walk

Lynn Nelson's School Team; Fundraising Kidney Walk

The donor evaluation begins with the completion of a health questionnaire. Donors undergo medical and psychosocial evaluations to ensure the safety of the donor. There is no obligation to learn more about donation. To learn more about becoming a living kidney donor or to start the donor process at the University of Minnesota go to this website. https://www.mhealth.org/care/treatments/kidney-transplant-adult

If you wish to complete the donor health evaluation, go to click on the blue button that says “Interested in being a liver or kidney donor?”. You may also contact the Transplant Center by calling, 612‑625‑7010 or 800‑328‑5465.

Patient: Lynn Nelson 05/26/62  Looking for type A or O

SkillsUSA Service Project

 Lynn's strong school support  Community Service Project  The school Lynn works at hosted a project, they selected the National Kidney Foundation as their Community Service Project and conducted a huge walk to get the word out for Lynn!

Lynn's strong school support

Community Service Project

The school Lynn works at hosted a project, they selected the National Kidney Foundation as their Community Service Project and conducted a huge walk to get the word out for Lynn!

 Lynn Nelson with Kidney Mascot   Kidney Walk  Students planned and worked very hard on fundraising.  Their goal was $500, they ended up collecting $6,019.00!!!

Lynn Nelson with Kidney Mascot 

Kidney Walk

Students planned and worked very hard on fundraising.  Their goal was $500, they ended up collecting $6,019.00!!!

NEWS RELEASE: For SkillsUSA Service Project

For Immediate Release: Oct. 16, 2017

Chapter Advisor: Lynn Nelson

Mounds View High School - MVHS

MVHS SkillsUSA members selected the National Kidney Foundation as their Community Service Project for the SkillsUSA State Championships. Chapter members chose this organization to support their advisor/teacher Mrs. Lynn Nelson who is waiting for a kidney transplant. Chapter members chose to form a team for the 2017 Twin Cities Kidney Walk to walk alongside Lynn’s Kidney Team which is comprised of her family.  The teams combined to make themselves, “SkillsUSA Mounds View High School Lynn’s Kidney Team. Students tie-dyed orange T-shirts for all team walkers to show their team spirit and support. An Orange Day was also dedicated for students and staff to wear orange to show support for Mrs. Nelson.

Students planned and implemented several fundraising activities to raise money. Those activities included: selling pretzel rods, orange beads and having a Class Cash Challenge. Students also posted signs of how to make donations on their Kidney Walk page. The goal was to raise $500. The total raised for SkillsUSA Lynn’s Kidney Team was $6,019.00 making them a top fundraising team. Students educated staff and students about Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) by placing orange Kidney Fact signs around the school.

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If you wish to complete the donor health evaluation, go to click on the blue button that says “Interested in being a liver or kidney donor?”. You may also contact the Transplant Center by calling, 612‑625‑7010 or 800‑328‑5465.

Patient: Lynn Nelson 05/26/62  Looking for type A or O