Donor Advocate Stories

Finding our Voice

Donor Parents - Bob & Tonya Brown
Chris Brown’s Choice was to be a Life Saver

After their son was killed by a drunk driver, donor parents Tonya and Bob Brown have found their voice. By sharing the story of their son, Chris [...]

Bryan’s Light

Gift of Life Co-Founder Kim Harbur
Bryan’s Life Mattered

Gift of Life Co-Founder Kim Harbur knew Bryan Barrow, and reflects how his legacy saved others. It was a tragic night when Bryan Barrow lost his life in [...]

How do I Say Thanks?

Heart Recipient - Keith Kopf
Surprised A Transplant Was Needed

Heart recipient Keith Kopf was worked out regularly and was the picture of health. The road to a heart transplant was a surprise to Keith Kopf and his family [...]

Heartfelt Thanks

Heart Recipient's daughter - Danna Dahl
Our Blessing: Father, Husband, Grandfather

Dwight Douglas’ family understands the gift of two heart transplants. Danna Dahl’s father, Dwight Douglas, has received two life-saving heart transplants [...]

Moving Forward

Donor Grandmother - Beulah Gaskin
Bruce was a Peacekeeper

Donor grandmother Beulah Gaskin shares how a family moves forward after a senseless murder. Beulah's grandson Bruce was murdered when he [...]

My Dad’s New Life

Kidney Recipient's Daughter - Katie Holleron
Dad Taught me to “Dance"?

Katie Holleron is grateful for the kidney her dad received. Kidney recipient Mike Holleron’s daughter, Katie Holleron, shares the joy of having [...]