Stories of HopeUNOS Ambassadors
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.
I’ve always been registered as an organ donor but I never dreamed that I would be on the receiving end.
I fought hard, but everyday the fight became harder, until I received a referral for a transplant evaluation.
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 am grateful to God and all who participated in my donation, months of prep, surgery, and recovery. They are ALL superheroes. THANK YOU.
I am thankful everyday for the opportunity to be my father’s donor and the dedication and inspiration of those ICU nurses.
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.
I waited in hospital three months and received my heart transplant from a young boy named Matthew. His mother chose to give the gift of life to myself and many others. July 6, 1996 is my rebirth-day.
This journey has been a rollercoaster of emotional highs and lows, and plenty of ups and downs. I am forever grateful to the donor family that selflessly gave my baby girl the gift of life.
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.
I have been sharing my story through UNOS, and I hope to tell the world. Please become an organ donor, and know there is life after Transplant. Any life you want.