Stories of HopeKidney patients
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.
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!
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.
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.
Bridgett Bolar: Given a second chance
I am very grateful and appreciative for a second chance to get it right.
James Price: Brighter days still to come
A lot of my friends call me Smiley.
My Family’s PKD Story: Blessings and heartbreak through seven transplants and a ruptured brain aneurysm
It’s amazing what a single heredity disease can do and all the implications and effects it can have on a family’s history.
Bobby McLaughlin: More patience, kindness, and compassion
You don’t have to donate a kidney to make the world a better place, it can be so much simpler than that but if you do decide to donate, those ripples can reach far and wide.
Lisa Baxter: The gift I needed
I thank God for the man that gave me this kidney, it has been more than a blessing.
Jennifer Ray: Never give up
I want to live my life again and I will because of a generous gift from an amazing friend!