Waiting for the Moment

Posted on March 21st, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

“At this point, my filtration level is about 14%…
and, at 10%, it means you are definitely
in need of dialysis.” Brendan Coakley

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 […]

All Side of Donation

Posted on December 13th, 2022 by Colleen Gerber

We love sharing the stories of men, women, and children receiving the gift of life and enjoying restored health. We also love to talk with donor families who have been […]

Return of the Navigator

Posted on November 15th, 2022 by Colleen Gerber

Listen to Lee and Larry Elmore share their story of watching Lee’s grandmother go blind and then learning she had the same disease.

Service to family and country

Posted on November 1st, 2022 by Colleen Gerber

Lisa Knoll knows a lot about service. As a young girl, her mom’s transplant set her on a path of giving back. For twelve years, she’s served her country in […]

Turning the Tables

Posted on September 20th, 2022 by Colleen Gerber

When Lifebanc staff are in public and the topic of where you work or organ donation comes up, a long involved conversation usually ensues. However, recently at a local restaurant […]

One of the Seventeen

Posted on September 6th, 2022 by Colleen Gerber

We share many stories about organ donor families and transplant recipients, but it isn’t very often that we talk about someone whose loved one died because they didn’t receive the […]