Donor Stories

Helping Foster Kids

Blair's Story - Michele Shanahan DeMoss
Blair's Legacy of Giving

Independence day began like any other for Michele Shanahan DeMoss with her eleven-year-old daughter Blair and their family. Blair was celebrating [...]

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Jarrod’s Story

The Power of a Giving Spirit
Jarrod Carroll’s Legacy

Jerri Carroll became a donor mother when she lost her son Jarrod, a student at Lee’s Summit North High School in 2002. It was the day they […]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Remembering Isabelle

Donor Father - Chris Ellis
We Needed a Miracle

Isabelle Ellis lost her battle waiting for a heart transplant at age 3. Donor father Chris Ellis walks you through the painful journey that caused [...]