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A Second Chance at Life Found Through Social Media

Kidney Recipient - Alonzo Jamison & Wife Colleen
When Alonzo played basketball for the University of Kansas he never dreamed he would need a kidney transplant and find his donor on social media.

Blair’s Legacy of Giving

Blair’s Story – Michele Shanahan DeMoss
Michele’s decision for Blair to become an organ donor may have given new life to at least 6 people between the ages of 6 and 60. Since then, the […]

The Power of a Giving Spirit

Jarrod’s Story – Jerri Carroll
Today, Jerri shares Jarrod’s story through the Life Savers high school program offered by Gift of Life. Sharing his story helps her cope with his passing and gives others a […]

The Gift Grows Up!

Pediatric Liver Recipient - Luke Harbur
Luke received his transplant over 20 years ago at the age of 11 months old. He shares his appreciation for his donor family and reflects on why organ donation matters.

The Sibling Bond

Kidney Recipient-Josh Peters & Living Donor Sister-Deb Sager
Did you know that a person can be a living kidney donor? Josh learned that when his sister donated one of her kidneys to save his life. […]

Patience & Perseverance

Kidney Recipient - Nancy Post
Nancy is a prime example of patience during the transplant process. She waited 16 months before receiving a kidney transplant. With time came success, she has been a kidney recipient for over 27 years.