An average kidney transplant lasts between 10-15 years. The kidney Ken received from his mother has lasted over 45 years -- still going strong and looking forward to the future.
Leslie has over 25 years experience in the nonprofit sector including work in fund development, management, and communications. She holds an MA from Webster University and a BA from the University of Missouri. Leslie oversees the administration of Donate Life Northwest including board and fund development, program oversight and evaluation, and organizational development.
Leslie relocated to Portland from the Midwest in 2010 with her husband and son. She enjoys gardening, canning, cooking and tending to her urban chickens. When not relaxing in her garden you can find her exploring the outdoors with her family and beloved dog, Riley.