Donor Family Stories

Advocate Spotlight: Warren Wells

marzo 30, 2016 // Donor Family Stories

After about 30 years of diabetes, Warren’s mother’s kidneys started to shut down and she began dialysis. He knew he had to do something to help. After a few months of extensive testing, Warren gave his mother the ultimate gift when donated a kidney to her on Valentines Day of 2003. All of this happened […]

Lang Family – Donor Family

marzo 30, 2016 // Donor Family Stories

Perri was a strong-willed, spirited 20-year-old with the most beautiful blue eyes. She was quick to laugh and was a great friend, a devoted sister and a loving daughter. Tragically her life ended on May 6, 2011, the day she became a hero. Perri was able to give the gift of life to three very […]

Donor sister letter to the editor: Say “yes”

We thank Melanie, of Fort Collins, for sharing her heartfelt advocacy for the cause of organ, eye and tissue donation with her hometown newspaper over the holidays. Melanie is the sister of an organ donor; check out her message: Letter: Say “yes” to organ, tissue donation Between the gift-buying frenzy and holiday festivities, it can […]