Stories of Hope

Shared by donor families and transplant recipients

Three woman pose together while wearing donate life t-shirts outside


Ian working on his laptop

Ian has been on the transplant waiting list for six years

Mandy standing on deck

After receiving a double lung transplant, Mandy can now keep up with her two children

Collage of Adelaide with her husband Josh

Adelaide’s husband Josh brought joy and light to others throughout his life

Portrait of Donor Sharon

Sharon gave the gift of sight to two North Carolina women

Portrait photo of organ recipient Sherman

Sherman explains how quickly his health took a turn for the worse

Portrait photo of David Miller

David has experienced the power of organ donation both professionally and personally

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Johnathan, abdominal wall recipient, speaks at conference

For many people, the decision to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor is made when they hear someone’s personal story. Knowing how a recipient’s life has been saved or how a donor family has found hope in their grief is very inspiring to those who are deciding if registering is right for them.