Stories of hope
As a Christian, if I had to sum up my why in just a couple words, it would be “God-led.”
I wanted to make him comfortable, to let him know he had nothing to worry about. I am the donor.
I became a widow at age twenty-eight. My first husband, Matt, collapsed one evening from what we later discovered was a ruptured brain aneurysm.
“We have found joy in the decision that I know Abigail would’ve made herself.”
I am thankful everyday for the opportunity to be my father’s donor and the dedication and inspiration of those ICU nurses.
She was beautiful inside an out, smart, funny, sensitive, amazing with kids and animals, generous and always stood up for those who were bullied.
The Cullen family talk about how living donation saved their daughter’s life.
Dr. Margo Gill honors her son Logan and stresses the importance of blood donation during this critical time.
My daughter Sirii experienced pre-eclampsia with both of her pregnancies. Her one functional kidney she was born with dropped to less than 10% function after the second birth.
We have deep gratitude for everyone who played a key role in the story of my second shot at life—for Kristofer, for the surgeons and nurses, and for UNOS.
Shannon was dying. She was only a kid in high school and she was dying.
Little did I know at the time, but these seemingly benign things would become my entire life! Organ Donation was about to ROCK my world!