Stories of Hope
Three lives saved
All three of her children needed and received heart transplants. Sara knows it took a village to save her children and will spend her life advocating for organ donation so others can have the same chance. Read their story.
Eric Harned: Living every day to the fullest
I have spent the past 8 plus years paying tribute to my donor Rita in all I do.
Climbing to the roof of the world, a team of living donors finds strength in each other
On March 3, a team of living donors, friends and family took their first steps on a journey to the top of the world.
LJ Dong: The Universe has your back (and kidney!)
I am very engaged in my community and have been blessed with a wide platform and have the opportunity to connect with so many inspiring people.
John Palma: My donor’s legacy
On January 2, 2018 I finally heard the words, “We have a heart for you”. I just broke down and cried. I called my wife and daughters and the process began.
Connie Foster: My sister’s gift
The next day, September 6, 1996, my dear sister, Jackie, received her new kidney — extending her life four years until her passing in 2000.
Perri Bartley: Three living kidney donors
My sense of gratitude is overwhelming!
Sara Miller: Launching a student movement after organ donation
On the worst day of my life, my sister was able to save a life by donating her liver to a special education teacher named Trish.
David Bradshaw: How can I say thanks?
“How can I say thanks?” expressing my thanks to all involved, and especially to my loving Creator, who has allowed me to extend my life due to the miracles of modern medicine.
Orlando Torres: My gift of life
Thanks to both Yomaris as a facilitator with her donation and Skyler my direct donor for this new opportunity for my family, my community and of course for me.
Amykah Wiggins: Defeating the odds
Her strong faith in God and great support system is what pushed Amykah to continue to fight because with that combination all things are possible.
Karen Baytch: A new beginning
Every day I thank my anonymous donor, who happened to be the same age of one of my daughters, to giving me this most amazing gift.
Samantha Robinson: My story
As of March 2023, I am almost eight months post op and I am so grateful to both of my donors and their families.