Organ Donation and Organ Transplant Stories
Here are the stories of loss and hope, pain and joy and acts of selflessness — the emotions and experiences that are at the heart of organ donation and transplantation.
- How “Third Time Lucky” Saves Herb’s Life
An act of kindness uncovers shocking news for Herbert Bond Jr.: He’s been walking around with hepatitis C, probably for several years. So begins a struggle to get a life-saving liver transplant.
- Nonie’s Last Minute Reprieve—a Liver Transplant
First, in late October 2012, a warning that without a transplant her future was bleak. And then, a miracle soon after Thanksgiving.
- Katie’s Star Shines Bright
A vibrant and energetic woman loses her life, but her memory lives on through organ donation and a fund to help transplant families.
- Giving One Back
Molly deRoos' daughter Ali received a liver transplant at age 11. Six years later she would be presented with the option of giving back.
- VIDEOS: Voices for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation
Testimonials from families of donors, transplant recipients and healthcare professionals about the importance of organ donation.