Stories of HopeUNOS Ambassadors
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.
I feel very blessed to be here today, fully understanding that someone had to pass away for me to have the chance I have; and to those donors and families I am forever grateful.
My son was the graduate, but I received the perfect graduation gift.
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.
I wanted to share my journey in a raw way in honor of this special month that recognizes donors and their sacrifices while attempting to increase organ donor registrations among communities of color.
I am a wife, mother, grandmother, nurse and beyond grateful liver transplant recipient. My transplant journey began over eight years ago…