Local girl, facing rejection years after multi-organ transplant, asking for Valentine’s Day cards

Celebration helps transplant recipients meet their donors

PITTSBURGH — An Ellwood City girl who received a multiple organ transplant in 2016 has a special request this Valentine’s Day – and you can help.

Kyree Beachem, 12, who received a four-organ transplant, is back in Children’s Hospital battling organ rejection, according to posts on a Facebook page dedicated to updating supporters.

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To help lift her spirits, Kyree is asking for cards this Valentine’s Day.

Kyree was admitted back to Children’s last Tuesday in preparation for her scopes on Wednesday. Although we had hoped to...

Posted by Kyree's Dream Team on Wednesday, January 22, 2020

In November 2016, Kyree was nearing liver failure when she received a liver, pancreas, colon and intestines.

The transplant also drew worldwide attention.

If you’d like to send Kyree a card, you can send it by mail to: Kyree’s Dream Team, PO Box 490 Ellwood City, PA 16117.

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