Tag: Organ Awareness


    “Life is like a wheel, sooner or later it comes around to where you started, reliving old challenges facing loss and once again rebuilding.” The heart of the question is simply this, “Are you strong enough to take the chance and spin… Continue Reading “A WARRIOR CAN STILL BE MADE OUT OF ME”


Have you ever wanted to be a Hero, what is a Hero these days anyway? I am sure if you ask around you’ll get some interesting answers.  As the world has evolved the definition of a hero has changed.  The dictionary defines a hero… Continue Reading “HERO-AS-SELF”

A Campaign With A Twist

  It’s an odd way of a campaign, but Scarpa makes a good point of how most of us value objects and money instead of giving a life!! ‘I buried my car, but everyone thought it was absurd when I said I was going to do… Continue Reading “A Campaign With A Twist”

Dear Donor: A Toronto Story

Alyshia (Higgins) Van Veen shares her father’s Malcolm Higgins story about how being an organ donor is important and can saves lives.

Lungs and Two Kidneys Live On

In 2010 as a result of a tragic single-vehicle car accident her father Malcolm Higgins was declared brain dead, yet because he had signed his donor consent form and his family strong dedication to the cause he was able to save 3 lives and restored sight to… Continue Reading “Lungs and Two Kidneys Live On”

Our Challenge

I would like to thank everyone that has taken the time to read my story, from a number of e-mails and comments I have received has truly shown me that my story has helped open the eyes of others on organ donation as well… Continue Reading “Our Challenge”

My Journey Through My Transplants

March 22nd, two days after the arrival of Spring is a very important anniversary for me. It is the day that not once but twice I was given a second chance at life; my new beginnings! How incredible to think that my two Double… Continue Reading “My Journey Through My Transplants”