Story Category: Recipient


African America woman posing in front of a fireplace

Kenkita’s story

young woman sitting in a chair smiling with her dog

Adrianne’s Story

Tanasia in graduation gap and school colors

Tanasia was born with a rare heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot.

Organ Recipient Angela at an event

Angela is fully recovered, and dedicated to living her “BEST LIFE…Battle Scars and all”

Organ recipient Beverly holding an oversized driver's license poster

Beverly was able to raise her kids because of a transplant twenty-two years ago

Organ recipient Daryl sharing his story

Without a liver and kidney transplant, Daryl would not be alive today

Organ recipient Phelicia relaxes on lawn by lake

In 2010 Phelicia was diagnosed with stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease

Organ recipient Kristy holding hand of family member by lake

Kristy was born with Congenital Renal Dysplasia, her mom was the first donor

Organ recipient Maribeth talking to another woman

Maribeth’s world was completely upended by a massive heart attack