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.
To once again be able to live a normal life is the greatest gift I have every been given.
Before you are lucky to receive an organ you are really sick and your quality of life is greatly diminished
I am forever grateful for my brother and my transplant team!
As a Christian, if I had to sum up my why in just a couple words, it would be “God-led.”
I always like to say I am what hope looks like!
I wanted to make him comfortable, to let him know he had nothing to worry about. I am the donor.
I hope that our story inspires donors and gives hope to people needing a transplant.
Today, I am doing amazingly well. My donor liver feels like I have a new engine inside me and I am forever grateful.
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.
January 2021, the beginning of a new year as well as a new chance at life.
Our son was able to save the lives of four people and help with research and education. In knowing that our son lives on has given us a peace that I do not believe we would have been able to obtain.
I have found courage and strength I never knew I possessed. I had to dig deep down within my soul to find it but, it was there.