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.
Jose’s family is the most important thing in his life. Thanks to a generous kidney donor, he is still here to share life with them.
A rare heart disease stole Tracy's dreams and almost her life -- until a generous donor gave her a miracle -- a heart and a second chance at life.
For the last 27 years, since she was 3 years old, Paola’s life has been a constant fight for survival. She is ready for a kidney transplant so that she can live the healthy life she has always wanted.
Jeff was only 46 when he died of cardiac arrest. Because he said yes, he restored the sight of a 61-year-old woman.
Lynn received a second chance at life, and she’s using every second to honor her donor and share her story.
Heart failure slowed Lara down, but a generous heart donor has given her back her life full of love, family, and adventure.
IgA Nephropathy turned Andrew's life upside down and moved him thousands of miles. But thanks to a kidney donor, Andrew has a healthy life and a future.
In 2020, while most people were concerned about COVID, Curt was facing liver failure and being rejected by multiple transplant programs. But then, all the pieces came together and saved his life.