Aging of Transplants

Posted on September 19th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

Charlene Johnson-Boyd shares her story of being diagnosed with heart failure and told there was nothing more doctors could do because of her age. Charlene wouldn’t take no for an […]

Will They Save Me?!

Posted on August 22nd, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

When it comes to organ, eye, and tissue donation, the number-one misconception is that medical personnel won’t try to save your life if you’re a registered donor. Even though it’s completely false, that misconception […]

A Month of Awareness

Posted on August 8th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

August is a busy month, but we must slow down and learn about Minority Donor Awareness. We talk with an expert on the subject, Linda Kimble from MOTTEP, donor mom, […]

Celebrating with Gratitude

Posted on July 25th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

In 2014, with two failing lungs, the future wasn’t looking too bright for Griff Hill. As a father of two and a husband to his wife Linda, Griff had a […]

More Than a Story

Posted on June 27th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

As a teacher in the Shaker Heights Schools, Chante Thomas knows kids. She put her expertise to use when becoming a published author. Her characters tell us about their culture […]

A Voice to be Heard

Posted on May 30th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

Jennifer Ackerman loved to sing. Ever since the fourth grade, she had been part of a choir in some way. But on what was to be a normal Sunday morning, […]

Sara Gets a Second Chance

Posted on March 7th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

“It didn’t take me long to realize this was a song
that needed to be written.” Dan Modlin, musician

The Heart of the Story

Posted on February 21st, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

In the book Rare Birds, a 12-year-old boy is dealing with the underlying dread that his mom will need a heart transplant to live. The family also relocates to Florida to wait […]

Forging Forward in Faith

Posted on February 7th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

“It’s been 15 years, and it still brings me comfort that
something positive came out of it.” Rochelle Ogbuji, Donor Mom

The Beat Goes On

Posted on January 24th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

Reggie & Maria Roundtree play traditional drums to educate the community. But Reggie has a special connection to the rhythm since he is a heart transplant recipient. Listen to this […]