Historias de Esperanza

La meta de Donate Life Northwest es educar y animar a las personas a inscribirse en el registro de donantes del estado. ¿Por qué? Para ofrecer esperanza a los padres de un niño de 11 años que tiene seis meses de vida a menos que reciba un trasplante de corazón. Para dar a las familias en duelo el conocimiento de que su ser querido dejó un legado muy importante. Para unirse en la celebración de vidas salvadas y la vista y la movilidad restauradas porque la decisión de una persona de donar fue honrada en el momento de su muerte. Porque la donación de órganos, ojos y tejidos se trata de un ser humano que ofrece el regalo de la vida a otro. Comparte su historia.

David Oliphant

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.

Greg Oravec

As a loving husband and father of four, Greg Oravec eagerly awaits the day that a donated kidney gives him back the energy and health to "live a normal life again."

Nicole Andergard

In Kindergarten, Nicole and Anna were such good friends that they pretended to be sisters. But since Nicole donated a kidney to Anna in 2007, they "share" a kidney and the gift of life - a bond they feel is closer than sisters.

Marilyn Tovar

Marilyn y su familia enfrentan una enfermedad renal, diálisis y un eventualmente un trasplante de riñón. Mientras tanto, están educando y alentando a la comunidad latina.

Jarod Doerner

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.

Sarah Pearson

Sarah received a heart in 2014. And when she passed away just 2 years later, she gave a final gift -- the gift of sight.

Mark Phillips

Mark went to Louisiana seeking to give to those hit by Hurricane Katrina. Despite his tragic death, Mark was still able to give the gifts of sight, health, and mobility.

Tanya Watson

Doctors told Tanya Watson's family she would only live to the age of twelve. She surprised everyone in life, living to age 50. And in her death, she surprised them again by being a cornea donor.

Annie Chisholm

Annie has a lot of reasons to love her full and amazing life -- a wonderful family, a deep love for animals, and lots of travels. She is hoping for a kidney donor to make it possible to continue her adventures.

Teresa Higby

Teresa was in her late 30s when she received the diagnosis for the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy that had taken the life of her brother. Thanks to the cardiology team at Cedars-Sinai and a donor named Jennie, Teresa lives a life of active gratitude.