Health & Wellness

Little Falls Resident Still in Need of Living Kidney Donor

2becdbdf6de37628c4bb_Sauter.jpg
Pictured is Little Falls resident Nick Sauter and his wife Debbie. Credits: Donna Tissot
2becdbdf6de37628c4bb_Sauter.jpg

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Nick Sauter, who is well regarded in the community and a retired vice principal from Passaic Valley High School, continues to suffer from end stage renal failure, also known as end stage kidney disease, and is still in need of a living kidney donor to undergo a successful kidney transplant.

When TAPinto Passaic Valley first ran Nick's story in May 2017, he was already receiving dialysis three times a week, but in the meantime Nick developed a blood infection that traveled to his 21-year old knee replacement. Due to the infection, Nick had to sustain two additional surgeries on his knee this past year and his hopes for a kidney was put on hold. Currently, Nick is going through physical therapy three times a week, along with his three days of dialysis. With all these ongoing challenges, his sister-in-law Donna Tissot says, "Nick continues to stay positive through all the good and bad days.”

Tissot said that the family was contacted last May, with interested donors, when the first article was published, but some were met with the challenges of strict donor guidelines.

Sign Up for E-News

Anyone who might be interested in being a donor, or knows of someone who would like to be a donor can contact Donna Tissot at 973-714-7016 who will provide additional information on the next steps.

As Nick’s blood type is Type A-. Interested donors can also be Type A-, as well as 0-,A+ and 0+ . The family is still hopeful that by continuing to get the word out they will soon find a match for Nick so he can lead a normal life and enjoy watching his family grow.

"We, as a family, are very thankful for the outpouring of love and support, and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts," Tissot said.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Springfield

Summer Life Guard Job Opportunity in Union County

April 9, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Summer lifeguard positions are available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“Union County’s Ulrich Pool provides our youth and adult summer job seekers with an opportunity to enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air all summer long while sharpening valuable life skills including leadership, ...

Thank You, St. Joseph's Volunteers

April 17, 2018

Thank You from St. Joseph Social Service Center

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we would like to express our gratitude to the countless volunteers that serve the poor and homeless at St. Joseph Social Service Center in Elizabeth (http://www.sjeliz.org).  Whether you make a sandwich, collect toiletries, tutor in the job program, make soup, wrap Christmas gifts, donate food, ...

Travels Spotlight: New Brunswick Ciclovia opens 2018 Season

April 18, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK  – New Brunswick Ciclovia will open its 2018 season on Sunday, April 22 for another fun day of open streets and active living for all. 

Now in its fifth year, New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our streets and offering programming for all to enjoy. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., more ...

Youth Reining National Championship Qualifiers To Be Held in NY & NJ

April 18, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The 2018 US Equestrian (USEF) Youth Reining National Championships are set to take place during the Tulsa Reining Classic on Friday, Aug. 31, at 5:30 p.m. in Tulsa, Okla. The qualifying period ends Aug. 1 so there is still time for youth competitors to take advantage of the upcoming qualifying events for a chance to compete for the title.

Local riders can qualify at the ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, April 21, 10:00 AM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

"All About Owls" Nature Presentation with The ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, April 21, 10:00 AM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

"All About Owls" Nature Presentation with The ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, April 21, 12:00 PM

NJ Shakespeare Theatre Support Facility, Florham Park

Backstage Tour of the NJ Shakespeare Theatre

Arts & Entertainment