Stories of HopeKidney patients
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.
The Cullen family talk about how living donation saved their daughter’s life.
My real life hero is my mother because she not only raised me to be the man I am today, but she saved my life. I love her so much and I wouldn’t have the life that I do today had it not been for her caring and generous heart.
We spent over twenty years as friends, so I knew she was special, but this goes above and beyond friendship. She’s our angel, sent to teach me how to be strong before I ever knew why I would need it. I’m happy to report Addy and Natalie successfully went through transplant 10/10/18!! Both are doing exceptionally well and have inspired so many around them more than they may ever know! Natalie, you are amazing, and we love you so much!
I am a 4-time kidney transplant recipient who has been giving back ever since my first transplant. I was born in 1976 with kidney disease and my kidney function was only 10% for the first 10 years of my life. When I was 10 my health declined and it was decided I...