Stories of Hope

Stories of Hope 

 

Stories of Hope 

Behind every donation and every transplant, there’s a story. Click the names below to read inspiring stories of courage and hope from donor families, living donors, transplant recipients, advocates, patients waiting, and tributes to those sadly lost while waiting for the gift of life. 

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Andrew Colucci

Organ and Tissue Donor

Nancy Nusbaum

Cornea Recipient

Briann Lentine

Organ and Tissue Donor

Lisa Marie Beverly

Organ and Tissue Donor

Albert Stanley

Organ and Tissue Donor

Nunzio Cassara

Organ Donor

Destiny Charles

Kidney Transplant Recipient

Jose Figueroa-Flecha

Organ and Tissue Donor

Heather Prutzman and Joey Savage

Transplant Recipient and Organ Donor

Amy Leonard

Heart Transplant Recipient

Priya Kannusamy

Donor Family Member and Living Donor

Wendy Carr

Heart Transplant Recipient

Lori Smith

Kidney Transplant Recipient

Eileen Wiederspan

Kidney Transplant Recipient

Samarth Mehta

Kidney Transplant Recipient

Muran Veniszee

Heart & Liver Transplant Recipient

Ronald Trout

Heart Transplant Recipient

Iveth Gonzales

Donor Family Member

Daisy and Carlos Vasquez

Living Kidney Donor and Recipient

Jenny Godnick

Living Kidney Donor

Laurie Williams

Heart Recipient

Karl Halpin

Liver Recipient

Richard Koonce & Steven Robinson

Transplant Recipient & Living Donor

Dr. Leslie P. Osei-Tutu

Living Donor

Tyree Thomas

Organ Donor

Giovanna Oliveira

Organ Donor

Jennifer Bosch

Organ Donor

Steve Herman

Transplant Recipient

Billy Gardner

Transplant Recipient

Renee Reilly

Transplant Recipient

Carlos Martinez

Transplant Recipient

Julian Rosado

Organ Donor

Luis Rios

Living Donor

Kevin Graham

Lung Transplant Recipient

Maggie O'Leary

Organ Donor

Christopher Homeny

Tissue Donor

Jim Pickett

Organ Donor

Juan Caeiro

Organ and Tissue Donor

Gregory Hamil

Organ and Tissue Donor

Michael J. McCabe

Organ and Tissue Donor