Stories of HopeUNOS Ambassadors
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…
Mohan Mahal’s transplant journey literally and figuratively led to a change of heart. He’s been inspired to give back to the world and to the communities around him.
Struggling with a heart condition diagnosed in 2004, Jesse received a heart transplant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
My transplant story begins back when I was 4 years old before we ever knew it where it would lead. At that age, I received a diagnosis of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.
In 2014, at the age of 25 Lisa was hours away from dying due to acute liver failure when she received a life-saving liver transplant from her donor, Courtney Sterling.