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, […]

Up and Over for Donation

Posted on May 2nd, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

Tiffany Lang, BSN, RN, NE-BC, is the nurse manager for an Intensive Care Unit at the Cleveland Clinic. She works with a team of approximately 100 individuals and many other groups. […]

Religion and Donation

Posted on April 4th, 2023 by Colleen Gerber

April brings a renewal of life with spring and is a sacred season for religious celebrations. All faiths have differences in theology, however, an interesting fact is that they have very […]

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