Thursday, November 8, Julie Chambers donated one of her kidneys to Kim, a person she did not know before she started the process. Here is their story.
Julie’s kidney started working in Kim even before the transplant surgery was completed. Both Julie and Kim are recovering well. In fact, Julie’s recovery is so remarkable that she went home today.
Here is a pre-op picture of Julie with her friend Paula waiting to be called
Continue reading Another Random Act of Kindness!
Today we revisited the Family House in Pittsburgh. Marlane, the young woman still waiting for a liver transplant has been a resident in waiting for 20 months. Pictured below is a friend whom is in the final stages of tests to be her donor. www.familyhouse.org
Corrina & Marlane
We are looking for living donors, organ recipients and future recipients currently on the waiting list. We would like to include you and your story on our web site featuring stories for each transplant group from around the country.
Of course our facebook page would also include these stories. https://www.facebook.com/nlodf
If you are a living donor, organ recipient or future recipients currently on the waiting list for an organ, we would like to invite you to have your story posted
Continue reading Looking For Organ Donation Stories
Two years ago today, Dr. Sukru Emre of Yale-New Haven Hospital removed the left lobe of Harry’s liver and transplanted into Baby Arianna. She was just 10 pounds at 11 months and is now doing just fine.
Tami Cherdack, Baby Arianna & Harry Kiernan
Four year ago today,Dr. David Hull of Hartford Hospital removed Harry’s left kidney and it was transplanted into Eileen. She is doing just fine.
Eileen, Harry Kiernan & Dr. David Hull
Being a living organ donor once is cool enough. But being a dual, living organ donor is beyond belief. Not only did I not have to wait until my death to make sure my organs were donated to help someone, but twice, I got an excellent clean bill of health. What could be better than that combination?
Connecticut’s National Kidney Foundation held their annual “Gift of Life Gala” in Hartford on March 29, 2008. I was presented with the
Continue reading Harry Kiernan – A Donor’s View