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 life before you got sick.
Give a brief description in layman’s terms of what caused your need for a transplant.
Choose a moment when you were sickest. What was your life like then? Did you experience any physical/activity restrictions?
How did you feel while you were waiting for a transplant? How long did you wait? What was the impact on your family?
Think about when you received the call for your transplant. 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 your transplant changed your life? What are you able to do now that you weren’t able to do before?
Do you celebrate the anniversary of your transplant in any special way?
What is your advice to people who are unsure if they want to register as a donor?
What is the last thing you want people to remember about your story? Think of a simple message you want people to walk away with.