Stories of Hope
- Donation Champions
- Donor Families
- Living Donors
- Organ Recipients
- Tissue and Cornea Recipients
June: Sgt. Keith Belcher, Tissue Recipient. 8-years post-transplant. Featured in 2014 Calendar.
I am a police sergeant with the City of Milford. I received my Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tissue graft in 2014. I was injured while …
May: Hillary and Bea Weidner, Living Liver Donor and Recipient. 6-years post-transplant. Featured in 2017 Calendar.
My life would be vastly different without donation. Our oldest daughter, Beatrice, was born with a rare liver disease and at six months old she …
April: Taiquese “Tater” Hicks, Small intestine, Pancreas and Liver Recipient. 11-years post-transplant. Featured in 2011 Calendar.
Tater is a multi-visceral (small intestine, liver and pancreas) transplant recipient. He received his lifesaving transplant back in April of 2010. Before transplant, his life …
March: Glenna Bertsch, Kidney Recipient, 13-years post-transplant. Featured in 2012 Calendar.
September 22, 2021 marked my 13th year post transplant. It’s been an incredible journey and this journey has only been possible because of the superhero …
February: Tony Mankus, 24-year post-transplant. Featured in 2010 Calendar.
I was honored to be a participant in the 2010 LifeCenter calendar. At that time, I had been a heart transplant recipient for 12 years, …
January: Dee Dee Mitten, Organ Donor (1967-1991). Featured in 2005 Calendar.
January 25, 1991. The last day I would experience as a “normal” life, a life without grief. A day I would consistently go back to …