This Is More

THIS IS MORE THAN A KIDNEY

A) This is the gift that allowed Cal Mitchell of Gresham, Oregon, to see his great-grandchildren being born. B) This is freedom for him to tend to his garden and host family barbeques. C) This is the chance for Cal to spend retirement with his beloved wife of over 50 years, Marva. D) This is the generosity of a stranger whose donation saved Cal's life. 

See more of Cal's story here.

 

THIS IS MORE THAN AN EYE

A) This is the kindness that lets Lynda Myers of Oregon City see the smiles of her children and grandchildren. B) This is the gift that allows her to take in the scenery during weekend motorcycle rides with her husband, John. C) This is the chance for Lynda to make a difference volunteering at the community food bank. D) This is the generosity of two cornea donors who restored Lynda's sight.

See more of Lynda's story here.

 

THIS IS MORE THAN A HEART

A) This is the gift that allowed Tracy Hoyle of Sandy, Oregon to raise her son, Trent, to be a kind and confident young man. B) This is the opportunity for her to pay it forward as she volunteers every week at her son's high school. C) This is the chance for Tracy to fulfill her dream of competing in the Portland to Coast relay. D) This is the generosity of a young woman whose donation saved Tracy's life.

See more of Tracy's story here.

 

THIS IS MORE THAN TISSUE

A) This is the miracle that helped a team of surgeons defeat Mark Tatom's life-threatening skin disease. B) This is the chance for the Forest Grove father to give back by working with others as they adapt to physical disabilities. C) This is the precious gift of daddy-daughter dances for years to come with his little girl, Dakota. D) This is the kindness of dozens of donors that saved Mark's life.

 

For Cal, Lynda, Tracy, Mark, and for more than 115,000 Americans on the transplant waitlist, these are so much more than a kidney, eyes, a heart, and tissue. It's their entire lives ahead of them.

Talk to your family, talk to your friends. Register to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor today.