How to help Rev. Rod Baptiste

Rev. Roderick "Rod" Baptiste and wife Ronita singing

Roderick "Rod" Baptiste is a 59-year-old who was recently diagnosed with (CHF) Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy. His only hope for survival is a heart and kidney transplant.

To help with the financial burden of Rod's uninsured expenses, a fundraising campaign in his honor has been established with HelpHOPELive, a trusted nonprofit organization that has been providing community-based fundraising guidance to patients and their families for more than 30 years. All donations are tax-deductible, and held by HelpHOPELive with the Southeast Heart/Kidney Transplant Fund, and are administered by HelpHOPELive for transplant-related expenses only.

For credit card contributions, please visit and search for Roderick "Rod" Baptiste or call 1.800.642.8399.


Make checks payable to: HelpHOPELive
Note in memo section: In honor of Roderick Baptiste
Please send to: 2 Radnor Corporate Center
100 Matsonford Road, Suite
Radnor, PA 19087

You can also purchase a plate at the upcoming Barbeque and Fish Fry on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. It will take place at Two Thousand Opportunities located at 1170 Brown Avenue in Columbus. All plates must be picked up by 3 p.m. that day.

For ticket information, please contact:

Ronita Baptiste (706) 464-6018

Latrece George (706) 718-5077

Lane Ogletree (706) 329-1142

Greg Harris (706) 577-0942