The following questions are meant to help you focus on the most compelling parts of your story. From the information you provide, Donate Life Northwest will build a cohesive written piece that tells your Story of Hope. Please provide no more than 100 words per question.
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Describe your loved one’s life before they got sick.
Give a description in layman’s terms of what caused their need for a transplant.
Choose a moment when they were sickest. What was their life like? Did they experience any physical/activity restrictions?
How did you feel while they were waiting for a transplant? How long did they wait? What was the impact on the family/friends?
Think about when they received the call for their transplant. What did you do? How did you feel? What did you do after the call? How did you feel?
Describe what it means to you that someone made the choice to be an organ/tissue donor. Have you been in contact with the donor’s family? If so, what did you say to them? If not, what would you say to them?
How has the transplant changed your loved one’s life, physically and mentally? What are they able to do now that they weren’t able to do before?
Do you celebrate the anniversary of the transplant in any special way?
What is your advice to people who are unsure if they want to register as a donor?