Longtime Former Centre Firefighter Battling Stage 4 COPD And In Need Of A Lung Transplant Raising Funds For Medical Costs

He served the community as a Firefighter for a number of years and now needs the support of the community served as he battles Stage 4 COPD and is need of a lung transplant.

As soon Billy Williams was old enough he joined the Volunteer Fire Department. He served as Assistant Chief for the Centre Fire Department for 12 years before he moved his family to Siler City, NC. He worked with a national livestock feed company for 20 years. He served in management for most of those years. After moving to NC he also joined the Siler City Volunteer Fire Department to help protect the community. He retired from the volunteer fire service after 40 years of service.

Billy has served his community well by helping save lives and homes in all those years and conducted hundreds of Fire Safety programs teaching fire safety to the community, churches and schools.

Billy currently holds a North Carolina Real Estate license and is an agent at Harris Realty & Auction in Siler City but, is unable to work due to his health.

Billy has stage 4 COPD and needs a double lung transplant. The pre-transplant care can be very expensive and post-transplant care that will be required will cost thousands of dollars a month for the rest of his life, not all of it covered by insurance.

Family and friends of Billy Williams are raising money through the nonprofit Help Hope Live to fund uninsured medical expenses associated with transplantation.

Billy has chosen to fundraise through Help Hope Live in part because Help Hope Live assures fiscal accountability of funds raised and tax deductibility for contributors.

Contributors can be sure donations will be used to pay or reimburse medical and related expenses.

To make a tax-deductible donation to Billy’s fundraising campaign, go to this website helphopelive.org  or mail a check to: Help Hope Live – 2 Radnor Corporate Center, Suite 100, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor, PA 19087

For more information, please contact Help Hope Live at 800.642.8399.

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