Local woman hosts fundraiser, raises awareness for kidney diseas - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Local woman hosts fundraiser, raises awareness for kidney disease

(Source: Marla Spence/WTVM) (Source: Marla Spence/WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - One Columbus woman is in need of a kidney so she is spreading the word and trying to find a match right now at the impact center on Blanchard Road in Columbus. 

Jasmine Bass is a Columbus resident and LifeLink volunteer who is also waiting for the gift of a life-saving kidney transplant.

She says her journey started 5 years ago and now today she is looking for the help of the community. 

Bass says, "The reason I got on dialysis, I ate at the wrong place and restaurants and I got a food born E-coli illness and it turned into hemolytic uremic syndrome and affected my kidneys."

Jasmine Bass says she wants to remind people to make healthy choices. 

Copyright 2017 WTVM. All rights reserved. | For more news, download the WTVM app here??

  • LocalMore>>

  • Opelika police release sketch of robbery and kidnapping suspect

    Opelika police release sketch of robbery and kidnapping suspect

    Monday, July 23 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-07-23 17:40:49 GMT

    Opelika police are searching for a  first-degree robbery and kidnapping suspect. 

    More >>

    Opelika police are searching for a  first-degree robbery and kidnapping suspect. 

    More >>
  • School supply shopping kicks into high gear as school year approaches

    School supply shopping kicks into high gear as school year approaches

    Monday, July 23 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-07-23 17:11:41 GMT
    There are several ways to save money through creativity as back to school shopping picks up. (Source:WTVM)There are several ways to save money through creativity as back to school shopping picks up. (Source:WTVM)
    There are several ways to save money through creativity as back to school shopping picks up. (Source:WTVM)There are several ways to save money through creativity as back to school shopping picks up. (Source:WTVM)

    We are just three weeks away from school starting back in Muscogee County, which means now is as good a time as any for parents to seek out the best deals on school supplies.

    More >>

    We are just three weeks away from school starting back in Muscogee County, which means now is as good a time as any for parents to seek out the best deals on school supplies.

    More >>
  • Opelika man detained by family after breaking into vehicle

    Opelika man detained by family after breaking into vehicle

    Monday, July 23 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-07-23 16:49:12 GMT
    32-year-old Samuel Graaf was arrested and charged with unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle. (Source: AP Graphics)32-year-old Samuel Graaf was arrested and charged with unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle. (Source: AP Graphics)

    An Opelika family witnessed a crime being committed on July 21, so they made sure he was not going to get away before police arrived.

    More >>

    An Opelika family witnessed a crime being committed on July 21, so they made sure he was not going to get away before police arrived.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly