These past few weeks, every time Kimberly Angel’s cell phone rings, her heart misses a beat or two.
That’s because her 15-year-old son, Blake McCabe, is waiting for a heart transplant, and when the 33-year-old former Redding woman’s phone rings, she thinks it’s the call from doctors that they’ve been hoping for.
Family and friends are meeting Jan. 5 in Redding with a representative from The Children’s Organ Transplant Association to plan fundraising events.
They hope to have some help on that front from Blake’s cousin and former Redding resident, Ashley Parker Angel.
The singer in 2000 achieved fame on the hit ABC series “Making the Band,” which tracked the formation of the pop music group O-Town.
Kimberly Angel said her famous relative has told her he’s happy to help.