Tag: Organ Awareness

A WARRIOR CAN STILL BE MADE OUT OF ME

    “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…

HERO-AS-SELF

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…

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…

Ryan’s Story of Hope

Ryan Doige Ryan was a happy, active 10-year-old boy who had a full life; baseball, tae-kwon-do, and scouts. A few weeks before Ryan passed away his parents Nancy Lee Doige and her husband Dale had an important conversation with their son; two weeks later,…

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…

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…