Santa Cruz Sentinel | Isaiah Guzman
Butas siblings in their 30s who still spend regular time together and sold reptiles they found together as kids, they share a closeness not found with all brothers and sisters. And it’s because of that bond that they may soon share the same organs.
Stewart of Davenport suffers from a rare and lethal kidney disease called IgA nephropathy and the 39-year-old Webb, who is a perfect match for his sister, has volunteered to donate a kidney to save her life.
“I’d do it twice over for her,” Webb said.
Tuesday, family and friends are holding a Bowl-A-Thon to help raise at least $5,000 for Webb’s and Stewart’s living expenses after surgery. The event goes from 3-5 p.m. at Boardwalk Bowl. Though all bowling slots are full, organizers are still welcoming people to come by and make donations.
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