This week, organ transplant recipients are competing against each other in the Donate Life Transplant Games, a multi-sport event designed to raise awareness of organ transplants.
Due to the lack of organs for transplants, it is now possible for friends, family or even strangers to donate a kidney, bone marrow or stem cells to those in need.
Three people whose lives were changed forever by a lifesaving gift got to say thank you to their donor’s family Saturday.
The memory of Taylor Storch of Coppell lives on. On this first day of the new year, it was fashioned in flowers on the Donate Life float at the Rose Parade.
It’s no easy task, describing a beloved child using just a few words, because Todd Storch has a lot to say about his daughter.
It’s been a year and half and coping with her son’s death hasn’t gotten any easier for Myra Sinunu. When she talks about Brad her face immediately lights up.
A mother of a son who was killed by a drunken driver is urging more Americans to donate their organs –– her son has saved lives, even in death.
Phyllis Barnes says she didn’t know if her age would keep her from getting a new heart. But after being on the heart transplant waiting list for 19 months, she received the phone call she had been waiting for.
Watching video of a stranger in physical therapy slowly bending one finger at a time, Rob Heidemann gasped.
Adventurous 22-year-old Ian Heidemann made the most of life, until a car accident last week. At the hospital, his parents learned their son had also wanted to make the most of death, as an organ donor.
Among the large crowd at the Tournament of Roses Parade in California was a Mesquite mom, there to cheer on the life-saving actions of her son.
The Dallas Cowboys celebrated the gift of donating organs at a rally held inside the stadium Monday.