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
Geoff received the gift of lungs in 2006. When a heart attack ended his life in 2014, Geoff gave a gift of his own -- the gift of sight.
After 2 decades of kidney disease and several years of dialysis, Gloria received the gift of life through a paired kidney exchange.
Greysen Galbasini is a happy, healthy preschooler thanks to a generous liver donor.
Thanks to a generous kidney donor, Hasan Artharee is able to devote his time and energy to what he loves most – his wife and four children.
Hayley Resk is a happy, healthy graduate student after receiving a partial liver transplant from the most important person in her life, her mother.
When it comes to advocating for organ donation, Isabelle is a force to be reckoned with. A nurse, a nurse educator, a researcher, and a living kidney donor, she’s a passionate and compassionate, determined woman.
J. Grant is full of surprises. He donated a kidney at age 69, and was soon racking up 1,995 miles on a bicycle tour through every county in Oregon.
Jaime is a devoted husband, father, and brother whose faith is so big that he feels blessed that God thought of him when his brother, Ramon, needed a kidney transplant.
On January 26th, 2011, Jamie’s transplant coordinator called saying, "We have a new liver for you."
Jarod has come a long way since spending his 13th birthday in the hospital waiting for a donor heart -- he's reached Eagle Scout and the Governor's office.