Tag Archives: organ donor

19Jul/17

First person in the UK to donate kidney to stranger reveals how she was considered ‘mad’ at the time – The Sunday Post

First person in the UK to donate kidney to stranger reveals how she was considered ‘mad’ at the time
The Sunday Post
“However, there are still more than 5,000 people in need of a kidney in the UK and around 250 people die each year because there are not enough organs available from deceased donors, so there is still a need for yet more people to consider donating in

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19Jul/17

Children’s Viral Video Plea to Find Kidney Donor for Mom Has Happy Ending – Alport Syndrome News


Alport Syndrome News
Children’s Viral Video Plea to Find Kidney Donor for Mom Has Happy Ending
Alport Syndrome News
Zippay said she found a donor through the United Network for Organ Sharing, a national kidney pairing exchange program that matches transplant donors and recipients. Her donor is a 40-year … or a kidney transplant. Zippay’s Alport syndrome has forced

18Jul/17

Gift of Life Network credits hospitals for more organ donors than ever – TimminsToday


TimminsToday
Gift of Life Network credits hospitals for more organ donors than ever
TimminsToday
TORONTO – Thanks to the commitment of Ontario hospitals more organ donors gave the gift of life in the 2016/17 fiscal year than ever before. “Our year-end donation performance data shows the commitment of designated hospitals to making organ and tissue …

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15Jul/17

‘I want to be somebody who gives': Altruistic donor in Charleston advocates for kidney donation – Charleston Post Courier


Charleston Post Courier
‘I want to be somebody who gives': Altruistic donor in Charleston advocates for kidney donation
Charleston Post Courier
So far this year, only six people between 18 and 34 have donated kidneys in South Carolina, and only three were to nonbiologically-related recipients. One of those is Keeya Singer. To Nadig, living donors like these embody the “beauty of transplant

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14Jul/17

Have you registered as an organ donor? – TCPalm

Have you registered as an organ donor?
TCPalm
FORT PIERCE — The St. Lucie County Tax Collector’s Office raised more than $13,000 in just four weeks for Donate Life Florida, a nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating Floridians to register as organ, tissue and eye donors so lives can be

14Jul/17

Tucson teen’s legacy lives on as an organ donor – KVOA Tucson News


KVOA Tucson News
Tucson teen’s legacy lives on as an organ donor
KVOA Tucson News
A San Miguel High School graduate who tragically drowned will help others as an organ donor. Victoria Arias, 18, was found unresponsive in the family’s backyard pool earlier this week. She died a few days later. “Victoria Arias was a very special person.