Chad Eaton, Recycle For A Charity
Turning 18 marks a new phrase in everyone’s life, but it held even more significance for Chad Eaton; his milestone birthday was the same week he received the new kidney that would eliminate the need for 10-hour nightly dialysis treatments.
And instead of spending the night before his surgery worrying about the procedure, Chad stayed up late working on the website for his new charity. Recycle For A Charity grew from Chad’s empathy toward other young kidney patients, about whom he says, “See[ing] them happy [makes] me happy. I just want to give them hope that things are going to be better.”
That’s also why, seven weeks after his surgery, the promising young pitcher was back at DaVita Dialysis – this time delivering pillows, video games, headphones, baseballs, and, most importantly, spending time with each and every patient.
Chad’s clearly an inspiration not only to those kids, but to all of us. :)
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