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“I was able to save someone's life and it's something I'm proud of every day.”<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Ashley%202_Kidney.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />“I was able to save someone's life and it's something I'm proud of every day.”In August 2016, Ashley heard about someone needing a kidney through Facebook. She reflected and thought about how she would feel in that same position. The answer to donate came easy to her.http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/i-was-able-to-save-someones-life-and-its-something-im-proud-of-every-day2021-11-24T08:00:00Z
Beating the odds and skating through life 15 years post-transplant<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Darvy1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Beating the odds and skating through life 15 years post-transplantAt 44 years young, Darvy is proud of the many milestones he’s accomplished post-transplant but at the top of his list is being able to say that he’s out-lived all the statistics. http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/beating-the-odds-and-skating-through-life-15-years-post-transplant2021-10-27T07:00:00Z
#RTWeek2021: Bobbi’s personal life and professional career connected by transplant<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Bobbi1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />#RTWeek2021: Bobbi’s personal life and professional career connected by transplantOctober 24-30, 2021 is Respiratory Therapy Week in Canada and we are spotlighting one of our very own. Bobbi Paquette’s outstanding commitment and passion as a dedicated respiratory therapist (RT) and healthcare worker shines daily in her line of work.http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/rtweek2021-bobbi’s-personal-life-and-professional-career-connected-by-transplant2021-10-25T07:00:00Z
Binn and Reema’s Bond<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/_Binn%20and%20Reema%201_Kidney.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Binn and Reema’s BondReema saved her sister Binn’s life in 2018 by donating a kidney directly to her. Both agree that becoming an organ donor can save so many lives, it not only changes the recipient’s life but their family’s life as well.http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/binn-and-reema’s-bond2021-10-01T07:00:00Z
COVID and Kidneys<img alt="" height="538" src="/PublishingImages/Sarah%20and%20Becky.jpg" width="420" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />COVID and KidneysThe sisters received “the call” at the end of May 2020 that Becky was a kidney match for her sister Sarah - right in the midst of the global pandemic. http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/covid-and-kidneys2021-10-01T07:00:00Z
BC’s healthcare teams work together to make organ donation possible amidst one of the province’s worst wildfire seasons<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/ODHD-Wildfires-Aug2021.jpg" width="482" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC’s healthcare teams work together to make organ donation possible amidst one of the province’s worst wildfire seasonsSix lives saved in 24 hours due to quick and coordinated efforts.http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/bc’s-healthcare-teams-work-together-to-make-organ-donation-possible-amidst-one-of-the-province’s-worst-wildfire-seasons2021-09-01T07:00:00Z
Brian Parson: Heart recipient and firefighter<img alt="" height="674" src="/PublishingImages/SPU[1].jpg" width="465" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Brian Parson: Heart recipient and firefighter56-year-old Brian Parson is one of the firefighters keeping residents safe in BC’s Southern Interior.http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/brian-parson-heart-recipient-and-firefighter2021-08-11T07:00:00Z
Finding light through organ donation<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Ethan%201.jpeg" width="446" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Finding light through organ donationEthan’s brother Elliott passed away in an unexpected and heartbreaking situation, leaving his family to grieve and make sense of the tragedyhttp://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/finding-light-through-organ-donation2021-08-11T07:00:00Z
Nurse goes the extra mile to save a life – by donating one of her own kidneys<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Kirby%20side%20by%20side.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nurse goes the extra mile to save a life – by donating one of her own kidneysKirby Pickard came across a kidney donor outreach pamphlet while on shift one day at VGH back in 2015. The quick second glance that caught her eye, ended up saving the life of Monika Colmorgen. http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/nurse-goes-the-extra-mile-to-save-a-life-–-by-donating-one-of-her-own-kidneys2021-06-23T07:00:00Z
Congratulations to Jayden and Cameron – BC Transplant’s inaugural scholarship winners<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Winners%20side%20by%20side.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Congratulations to Jayden and Cameron – BC Transplant’s inaugural scholarship winnersBC Transplant awarded two “Live Life. Pass It On.” scholarships to Grade 12 secondary students who led an organ donation awareness project in their community in the 2020/21 school year. http://www.transplant.bc.ca/about/news-stories/organ-donation-transplant-stories/congratulations-to-jayden-and-cameron-–-bc-transplant’s-inaugural-scholarship-winners2021-06-08T07:00:00Z


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