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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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

Naava Hess

Living Donor

Kori Anderson

Transplant Recipient

Gina Westhoven

Transplant Recipient

Emma Rothman

Transplant Recipient

Donna Tissot

Advocate

Darryl Price

Transplant Recipient

Cristal Davey, RN and Jason Manning

Advocate and Organ Donor

Saul Hochman

Transplant Recipient

Adam Gerver

Organ and Tissue Donor

Brian Glennon

Living Donor

Mathew Pribish

Transplant Recipient

Karen Ann Strittmatter-Sesta

Organ and Tissue Donor

Anshul Guha

Advocate

Mae and Russell Howard

Transplant Recipient and Donor Family

Joseph Gery François

Organ and Tissue Donor

Damien Young

Organ Donor

Kim Roumes and Bob Williams

Living Donor and Transplant Recipient

Susan Diamond and Dorothea 'DeDe' Duffy

Donor Family and Transplant Recipient

Basil Vorolieff

Transplant Recipient

Dawn Burke

Transplant Recipient

Alexander Patriarca

Organ Donor

Vernell Williams, Ashley Startek and Deborah Martinez

Transplant Recipient and Donor Family

Dr. Patrick Buddle

Living Donor

Roberto De Jesus Perez

Organ Donor

Nikhil Badlani

Tissue Donor