As proud Texans, we take care of ours. And right now, there are many more people waiting for a transplant in our state than there are organs available. Let’s step up for our friends, family and neighbors in need by choosing to save lives.
Jordan Santiago, affectionately known to his family and friends as Santi, was a high achiever with a heart of gold. Though he traveled the world extensively, it was to Texas he returned as he settled into his career as an accountant at PwC in Dallas. At 25 years old, he
Organ, eye and tissue donation is a unique area of medicine that depends on both medical expertise and humanity. Even with cutting edge technological advancements, transplants are only possible because someone said yes to helping someone else – often, a stranger.“It’s an incredible gift,” says Chad Carroll, Executive Director of
Dot was 40 years old when she was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), which is essentially scarring of the lung tissue. A devastating diagnosis that felt like a death sentence, she was told that the only thing that could save her was a lung transplant.
When Texans say yes to organ, eye and tissue donation, they’re making a commitment to help others. In fact, one person can save and heal up to 75 lives or more through these generous gifts! If you’ve ever wondered how the decision to be a donor translates to lives saved,