Even at her sickest, Juana Hernandez believed in helping her family and community. With her donor's kidney, she has much more energy to continue serving those around her.
Stories of Hope
Mandi only lived on this earth for 16 years, but her years were good years – years full of faith, hope, and love that she freely shared with everyone around her.
When Mackenzie was just 16, he decided to register as a donor. Almost 10 years later, a tragic accident and brain injury led to him giving the gifts of life and sight.
Jeff was only 46 when he died of cardiac arrest. Because he said yes, he restored the sight of a 61-year-old woman.
Austin's sudden, tragic death was a shock to those who knew him. But through his donations, he was able to give others a second chance at life.
Bobby's sudden, devastating death left a hole in his family, yet bonded them together with a new family and brought them all healing through his heart donation.
To me, Brian is still my little seven-year-old boy, whom I miss very, very much.
After the tragic loss of his daughter, Carrie, Scott Nance finds strength in sharing their story while spreading awareness for organ, eye, and tissue donation.
“Momma, I’m a donor. I’m going to save someone one day!”
It’s been one of the saving graces that my husband and I have – knowing that our son is still alive, and he is alive in four people.
With a four-generation legacy of cornea and tissue donors, David's family knows the pain of loss, but they also know the healing balm of giving the gifts of life, sight, and health during their time of loss.