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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Sam Prince

Transplant Recipient

Tony Moyet

Transplant Recipient

Stephanie Smith

Organ and Tissue Donor

Lilyanne “Lily” James

Organ Donor

Bobby Ring

Living Donor

Jamilynn Reineke and James “Jimmy” Carrigg

Volunteer and Transplant Recipient

Jordan Herron

Tissue Donor

Freddy Diaz Villa

Organ and Tissue Donor

Paula Rubenacker

Organ and Tissue Donor

Lisa Vecchione

Transplant Recipient

Helen Hunter

Transplant Recipient

Craig Clark

Transplant Recipient

Suzy Fischer

Transplant Recipient

Chriseline Beaubrun

Transplant Recipient

Ed Tomney

Transplant Recipient

Christopher Bryant

Transplant Recipient

Lea O’Shea

Transplant Recipient

Anika Bhatnagar

Volunteer

Susan Gulics

Donor Family

Bob Scozzafava

Transplant Recipient

Jill Szalony

Transplant Recipient

Leena and Daljeet Sandhu

Transplant Recipient and Living Donor

Christopher and Frank Piccininni

Transplant Recipient and Advocate

Ron Walsh

Transplant Recipient

Bernard China

Transplant Recipient

Maurice Murchison

Organ and Tissue Donor

Dilipkumar (Dilip) S. Patel

Organ and Tissue Donor

Rev. Dr. Valerie M. Griffin

Transplant Recipient

Barbara Kuzminski

Donor Family

Jim Fiola

Transplant Recipient

Johanna Sosa

Living Donor

Michael Rizzo

Transplant Recipient

John Fitzgerald Cuffe (Johnny)

Organ and Tissue Donor

Linda J.S. Finnegan

Organ and Tissue Donor

Cynthia Von Schmidt

Organ and Tissue Donor

Caitlin Nelson

Organ and Tissue Donor

Kash Rodriguez

Organ Donor

Kimberly Slaton

Donor Family

Bianca Beck

Organ and Tissue Donor

Wayne and JoAnn Sos

Organ Recipient/Donor and Advocate