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to Find Kidney for Sick Kid

12/23/2013 12:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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is on a mission to find a kidney, ASAP ... and it's all because he's determined to help a sick kid he met during a recent visit to an L.A. Children's Hospital ... TMZ has learned.

We know ... Tyga recently surprised 60 kids with all sorts of gifts and goodies, including fresh clothing, music and Flips headphones.

But during the visit, the rapper spent some time with a brave kid named Isael ... who's hoping to find a kidney donor so he can have a life-saving transplant.

We're told Tyga was so moved by Isael's story, he swore he would do everything he could to help the kid find a match ... starting with reaching out to his fans on Twitter and Instagram.

Meanwhile, over in Detroit ... another rapper, Big Sean, was spreading Christmas cheer at the Children's Hospital of Michigan.

We're told Big Sean hit up a local Toys R Us and went on a shopping spree for the kids ... buying up board games, stuffed animals, dolls, headphones and more.

A source at the hospital tells TMZ ... Big Sean also made a 5-figure donation to the children's ward.

Something about this time of the year ...


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Clyde T.M. Nestra    

Now this is putting those Twitter, etc. accounts to good use. I hope this helps the kid get a kidney, of course, but I hope it will also serve to enlighten other celebs regarding the potential-for-good their accounts have.

303 days ago

Dead account Delete at will    

wow reached out with twitter. So he wrote a sentence or two. ya really over the top helping the kid. how lame

303 days ago


Excellent! Now the rest of us can't leave everything up to celebrities. Remember the food banks and other good charities too! Happy Holidays! Give, its the best present anyone can ever give!

303 days ago

Double Bubble    

If a 78 year old man (Larry Swilling) could find a kidney for his wife by walking for miles and miles with a sign over his shoulders that read 'Need Kidney 4 Wife' , then it is not impossible for anyone to do the work to help people.

303 days ago


Thanks for writing about a coupla' of men doing great things with their money instead of just throwin' it at bitches and hos.

303 days ago


So Mr Tyga, if you are so gung ho on one kid, why not consider pushing for a domino donation or kidney paired donation? Walk the walk and donate your own in order to find other altruistic donors. Johns Hopkins holds the record for a 16-person multicenter transplant because people were willing donors.

303 days ago


He might be a nice kid but who's wants to be cut open in pain for weeks out of work with nothing but a scar to show for it

303 days ago


Tyga looks like the patient to me

303 days ago

Unicorn Sparkles1    

It is wonderful to see rappers donating and bringing joy to patients! We need more of this!

303 days ago

Vic Creed    

I'm glad they are helping children because there are to many children in America that are suffering because of no fault of their own. When you sit down at your kitchen table and eat that next meal don't forget about the people who have no home or no food.

303 days ago

Black Adam    

Big Sean is sincere because I knew him when he was a kid in the Yung Boyz, a positve rap group. That fool Tyga.... don't know about him, but to date a chick named Blac Chyna with a fake booty the size of have to be fake. Guess that includes Kanye and Kim......Idiots.

303 days ago


Did he get tested to see if he matched?

303 days ago


I hope the boy find the kidney that is a nice christmas present

303 days ago


uhhhh get on a list like everyone's unfortunate that organs are hard to get but this get can't get in front of the line just because some celeb feels like it...

303 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

you people need to stop asking other people to butcher parts of their organs out, to implant in other humans. it's growing out of control. like go try some chinese medicine or something. it takes a long time to cure such serious diseases, but it works, and you don't have to go half slaughter two people for it. all you have to do is dedicate your time to drinking some putrid tasting medicines. but look at the chinese. they are some of the healthiest people out there, no joke. stop cutting out live human organs to implant in other humans. it's freaking disgusting.

303 days ago
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