Stories of Hope

Deceased Donation

Lukas, deceased donor & Nikki, donor mom

Lukas had been only 8 years old when he announced to his family that he wanted to sign up to be an organ donor. And, he did. Not long after he turned 15 ½, Lukas applied for his temporary driver’s license and checked the box to join his state’s organ, eye and tissue donor registry.

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Aeisha, small bowel recipient

Intestinal transplant recipient Aeisha had just relocated to New York City to pursue a career on Broadway, when inflammatory bowel disease put her dreams and health in jeopardy. An intestinal transplant saved her life, and gave her a new purpose: to serve as a spark of healing inspiration for others as a minister.

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