Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney had a very giving dad who instilled in Levar and his siblings values they hold dear today. “He taught us that we have to think about a life that’s bigger than just us, how we treat others, that we needed to be servants to others,” remembers Mayor Stoney. That’s why it wasn’t…Read More
Evan Ware began his weekend as a normal medical college student looking forward to dinner and drinks with friends after finishing some school exams. But before Sunday’s end, Evan learned that he may need a liver transplant to survive after waking up Saturday not feeling well. “I just woke up and was nauseated and vomiting…Read More
Jimmy Januska was a typical 15-year-old teen who embraced life. He loved playing sports and building Legos for hours. He had many friends and would eagerly jump on a dance floor without hesitation. Everyone loved Jimmy. That’s why Jimmy’s tragic death left an unimaginable hole in the life of his parents Jim and Theresa, his sister…Read More
Pat and Jody Cadwell built a life, family, and business together. Married now for 35 years, they never imagined they would also share in the experience of kidney transplantation. Jody was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) when he was 40 years old. PKD causes numerous fluid-filled cysts to grow in the kidneys. Too many cysts…Read More
Donnetta Reese knows the depths of grief all too well. She lost both her daughter and her husband, but yet she can still celebrate the holiday season with joy and H.O.P.E. It’s an acronym that she lives by…. healing opportunities are possible every day. “Each day we can make a difference just like our loved ones,” says Donnetta. Her daughter and husband were organ and tissue…Read More
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