Stories of HopeKidney patients
Transplanted organs give you a second lease on life and allow you to breath without the constant thought of how your illness will prevent you from enjoying your time.
Since I received the gift of life for the second time, I’ve made it my purpose to give back to my community.
I will keep fighting for my life and everyone else who goes through this to help them learn to have a healthier life.
This journey has been long, hard, and rough, but I’m not sure that I would change it.
I volunteered to be evaluated and when I learned I was eligible to donate, it was truly one of the happiest moments of my life.
Thank you to all the people that made me enjoy life again, especially my unknown 20-year-old donor.
I’ve been on dialysis for about a year and 6 months on the transplant list. On August 14, I got a phone call saying they want me to come in because they found a match for me.
I had a successful transplant in December 2007. It’s been 13 years and so far so good.
Because he chose to be an organ donor, he has saved the lives of four people
I underwent kidney transplant and was given a second chance at life. I am immensely grateful to this hero I never knew that saved my life.
To everyone suffering from kidney disease, is on dialysis, waiting for the gift of life, anything. Do not give up hope! You fight the fight hard and understand miracles do happen.
My name is Tash. I am 29 years old and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 10.