On March 14 and 15, Hannah and I each donated one of our healthy kidneys to a complete stranger at Northwestern. It was a wonderful experience and I wish I could do it again.
On September 17, 2014 Juniper received a lifesaving heart transplant. Read her story.
Double hand recipient Lindsay Ess, who is the patient representative on the new VCA committee, proudly shows her support of UNOS at our United for UNOS event.
As a travelling comedian, he shares his transplant story with humor and realism. C.J. founded the non-profit WeCareRVA and is an avid UNOS community volunteer.
Jodi donated her kidney in 2013 as part of a kidney paired exchange at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. “Donating has been one of the most impactful experiences of my life, and I’ve had the good fortune not just to meet my recipient, Julie, and her husband, Ray, but to get to know them well,” said Jodi, who is a wellness coach.
8-year-old Sydney Elizabeth received her angel wings on June 21, 2017. A 3-year-old received Sydney’s heart, and Sydney will always be in her parents’ hearts.