Organ Donation

If you did not get the chance to read about my kidney journey, you can find the posts here. In June 2013, I donated my left kidney to a man who was a stranger to me when I agreed to donate. He has an amazing little family who will now get to keep him around a little longer.

You don't have to be a Living Donor like I am, but please consider being a donor at the end of your life. If you have any questions, feel free to comment or email.

There is a critical shortage of organs, tissues and eyes available for donation. There are more than 113,000 patients in the United States awaiting transplantation—more than 11,000 are Texans. 

Every 10 minutes, a new name is added to the national transplant waiting list. 

Every day, an average of 18 people die waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Registering to become an organ, eye and tissue donor authorizes your decision to be a donor. 

Sign up today to become an organ, eye and tissue donor. Your generosity can save up to eight lives through organ donation and enhance another 50 or more through tissue donation. 

You have the power to donate life.

That's me there in the pink scrubs this Valentine's Day when we went to do arts and crafts with the children on the dialysis unit. 

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