Ice Ice BABY! Caram Embryo Adoption Fund

Ocoee, FL (US)
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Created 3 months ago
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Embryo Adoption

Ice Ice BABY! Caram Embryo Adoption Fund

by Kelly Caram

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  • $10,000.00

    Fundraiser Goal
  • $1,885.00

    Funds Raised
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Ocoee, FL (US)

Kelly Caram is organizing this fundraiser.

Campaign Story

Hey y’all! My name is Kelly and I am a carrier for a rare, terminal disorder called mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) II, or Hunter Syndrome. My husband and I lost our amazing angel baby Elijah to this horrible disease, shortly before his fourth birthday. After he was diagnosed, I had genetic testing myself, which determined that I am a carrier. Hunter Syndrome is x-linked, which means that any future children with my eggs have a 50% chance of being affected by the disease (if male) or being a carrier (if female).

We cannot bear the thought of putting another child through the weekly hospital stays and bone marrow transplant that Eli had to endure, so we turned to IVF with genetic testing. I had two egg retrievals, which both resulted in embryos that tested positive for MPS II. After much prayer and discussion, we have decided that adoption is our best option, and embryo adoption specifically. We are excited for this opportunity to give these children a chance at life that they might not have had otherwise. We are thankful for the couple that chose to donate their embryos so that we can continue to grow our family.

Thank you for your thoughts and prayers as we continue on this journey. We are so grateful for all of the support we have received over the past few years and now, as we start this new chapter.

Name Donation Date
Anonymous $25.00 June 02, 2022
Adrienne Hood $100.00 June 02, 2022
Sonia Ledger $25.00 June 02, 2022
Lorena Garcia $100.00 June 01, 2022
Whitney Waite $25.00 May 23, 2022
Stacia Swan $50.00 May 23, 2022
Matthew Zussman $50.00 May 23, 2022
Jill Mullen $100.00 May 23, 2022
Cherrie Lindsey $100.00 May 16, 2022
Lindsey Borland $100.00 May 12, 2022
Jessica Martin $100.00 May 09, 2022
Anonymous $20.00 May 08, 2022
Mark & Lisa Luttmann $250.00 May 04, 2022
Lori Lind Metcalfe $50.00 May 04, 2022
Lauren Sims Taylor $100.00 May 04, 2022
Britany Foley $100.00 May 03, 2022
Crystal Watson $50.00 May 03, 2022
Linda Habashy $50.00 May 03, 2022
Allison Dauzat $50.00 May 03, 2022
Diane Grover $400.00 May 03, 2022
Angelie Young $20.00 April 09, 2022
Emily Taylor $20.00 April 09, 2022