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Organ Donor

Largest Kidney Donor Chain In History Saves 30 Lives

Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact

When Debbie Gianquinto found out that she couldn't donate her kidney to her husband, Dan, she offered up her much-needed organ to a stranger in Florid...

Tom Brady Helps Mentor Find A Kidney Match

Posted 06.14.2012 | Impact

Tom Brady took a break from Super Bowl training to remind fans of another feat he's determined to win, helping to find his 66-year-old mentor a kidney...

Kidney Recipient Inspires Others To Donate Organs

waukee.patch.com | Posted 01.23.2012 | Impact

Aug. 29, 2006, is the day that Ted Cochran says changed his life. It was on that day, after years of battling the effects of a childhood illness an...

Donated 'Heart In A Box' Saves Mom's Life

Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact

Amy DeStefano started off the new year with a new lease on life when she got the heart for which she had waited three years. After a virus damaged ...

WATCH: After Fatal Accident, 6-Year-Old Lives On Through Organ Donation

Posted 12.20.2011 | Impact

Though 6-year-old Hernan Perez was pronounced brain dead and died after a sledding accident, his will to live has carried on. The Perezes donated ...

WATCH: Mom Fired For Taking Off To Donate Kidney To Son, Gets Job Back (UPDATE)

Posted 11.14.2011 | Impact

A Philadelphia aviation company rehired the mom it dismissed for taking time off to donate a kidney to her son, the Associated Press reports. One...

Widow Receives Bone Donation From Husband Months After Death

The Associated Press | Brynn Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WATERBURY, Conn. - Jean Reyes de Gonzalez worked amid death for years, taking calls from hospitals and police in the Office of the Chief Medical Exami...

Organ Transplant That Led to Olympic Dreams

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Shortly after the Olympics, I had the opportunity to meet my donor family. I was more nervous about our meeting than I had been for my Olympic race. How do you thank a family for life itself?

Dan Coyne, Kidney Donor: Giving Kidney To His Favorite Jewel-Osco Cashier

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Dan Coyne asked his favorite Jewel-Osco cashier, Myra de la Vega, if everything was all right. She didn't look well. When he heard her story -- renal...