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NEWS: 05/29/2020 - KPTV 12

Organ Transplants Begin to Pick Up Again in Oregon

After a steep decline amid the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, organ transplants are starting to pick back up in Oregon. Just this week, OHSU performed their first living kidney transplant since the pandemic began. KPTV's Haley Rush speaks with Aimee...
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NEWS: 02/24/2020 - KVAL 13

From Waiting Game to Transplant Games

Carolyn Petersen endured four years of kidney failure, dialysis, and all of the weakness that brought with it. But after a life-saving kidney transplant in 2014, she's gotten back her health, her strength, and is representing the Pacific Northwest...
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NEWS: 02/06/2020 - KDRV 12

Honoring His Brother on the Ice

At 6-foot-8 off the ice, Southern Oregon Spartans goalie Josh Breznik already stands well above the rest of his teammates. But on Friday when the Spartans host the Seattle Totems, the attention will be on him for another reason. Donate Life...
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NEWS: 01/21/2020 - The Nugget Newspaper

Giving the gift of life through blood and organ donations

Whether you're in Bend or Sisters, Ore. or elsewhere, there are many ways to save lives and make a difference. Blood or platelet donation, blood marrow donation, or registering as an organ, eye, or tissue donor makes a difference. And it's something...
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NEWS: 10/16/2019 - KOIN 6

WELD-ers Promote Living Kidney Donations

In the PNW, there are more than 2000 people waiting for a kidney transplant. For one group of women, they'll do whatever it takes to get the word out about living kidney donation. For Hope Preston, it's her chance to share her story to inspire...
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NEWS: 10/07/2019 - Albany Democrat-Herald

Bells Ring in Memory of Organ Donor Angels

Bonnie Anderson's daughter Kori was saved by a liver donor. In honor of organ donors, their families, and their sacrifices, Bonnie has taken on the cause of raising organ donation awareness in a most touching way -- making bells.
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