A Mother’s Gift

Being asked about organ, eye and tissue donation was not something Denise Edmiston wanted to hear as she mourned the loss of her 16-year-old daughter Mandy on Mother’s Day weekend in 2002. Angry and questioning why, Denise recalls her reaction to the woman who...

From Darkness into the Light

Jane Bradley has always prided herself on being an independent woman. Without family nearby, Jane has lived alone for years. This was always a good fit for her, as she has always enjoyed spending time with her friends at the local community center as much as she did...

Guided by Faith to Donate

Danny Rivers’ life has been rooted in his faith. He grew up in a church he loved and continued to pursue his own spiritual journey throughout his life. His faith was tested, however, in 1994 when Danny was diagnosed with keratoconus during a routine eye doctor visit....

In Memory of Chester

Dear Recipient Family, Hello. My name is Donna. My husband of 52 years was an organ donor. Due to his illness his corneas were the only thing the medical team could use. My children and I hope his donation will help someone to see or improve someone’s vision. Chester...