Roy-Allen Bumpers was first introduced to organ donation and Lifebanc through participating in the Stepping for Life show. As a member of Alphi Kappa Psi, he and his fraternity brothers work hard to help educate college students and their families about the need for more registered organ donors. Roy had a personal stake in the events because he had been diagnosed […]
Eddie and Kathy Cheyfitz had settled into a nice pace in life until a minor dental procedure lead to the discovery that he was in kidney failure. Eddie was preparing to begin dialysis, but his wife Kathy felt sure they would find a living donor before he got to that point. So it was a […]
On any given morning, more than 300,000 listeners start their day focusing on their faith and positivity by tuning into 95.5 The Fish – a contemporary Christian Music station here in the Cleveland Area. One of the familiar voices on the morning show is the traffic guy David Sprouse. Dave is probably most recognized for cheerfully sending morning […]
Something just wasn’t right. Weight gain, shortness of breath, and excessive thirst kept La’Tanya from normal activities. Also having a persistent cough, she went to a doctor where they did blood tests. When she returned home she received a surprising message telling her to go to the hospital. La’Tanya had been diagnosed with acute kidney […]
Having a family member in organ failure doesn’t happen often. Imagine, then, the overwhelming challenges faced by a family with multiple members in this vulnerable condition, all wondering whether they will receive an organ transplant or be forced to live a compromised life. For Julie Dabb Pencak, this is the reality she lives every day. Listen to Julie […]
The national waiting list for an organ transplant is more than 112,600 men, women and children with a staggering 102,865 of those individuals waiting for a kidney transplant. March is Kidney Health Awareness and Gordon Bowen plays host to find out why kidney health is so important.